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How often are employers looking for portfolios or code repositories with technical work?

No, they are not. The reason this hasn't changed is that the reasons why it is not a great idea are still valid: Do employers actually hire candidates based off of Github profiles? How clean does the ...
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(How) Should I tell the company why I declined their offer and accepted another offer?

First a general answer to this question: If I get an offer (or stop applying) at company B: How can I explain it politely without leaving a mark that could be to my disadvantage for the future? ...
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For a job application, I've been asked to provide code samples but they need to fit certain criteria

That's really not answerable in general. You'd need to ask the company. It depends what they're most interested in seeing: Your proficiency with their tech stack, or general ability. Hello world ...
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(How) Should I tell the company why I declined their offer and accepted another offer?

I would keep interviewing at company B. Three weeks ago I received a verbal offer from one company (company A) Lets correct your perception here... 3 weeks ago you "had" a verbal offer ...
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How often are employers looking for portfolios or code repositories with technical work?

GitHub can be good if you are a major contributor to something which isn't just-another-version-of-whatever -- something on the order of a real work assignment as a lead developer on product-level ...
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How often are employers looking for portfolios or code repositories with technical work?

It is generally not required, but not having one puts you at a disadvantage versus another candidate who does have one. Nothing is a better indicator of future performance than past performance. ...
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