In an effort to rethink how documentation works, we recently introduced Articles, longer-form prose that can sit side by side with shorter Q&A. We sat down with team leads from across Stack to learn how this new features has changed their approach.
A seasoned director shares her process for selecting who to hire, and offers insight on how developers can position themselves for success.
In a move that has significant implications for the tech industry, U.S.-based graphics chip maker Nvidia announced last week that it would purchase U.K.-based Arm Holdings from Japanese investment firm Softbank for $40 billion. For anyone programming for AI, data processing, or embedded systems, this could mean your data intensive applications will soon be running…
Roberta Arcoverde, tech lead for Stack Overflow Teams, provides a deep dive into the decisions that shaped the architecture of Articles, an entirely new content type.
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Welcome to ISSUE #39 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. It’s a big, round milestone, so we’re celebrating the way we always do: giving you the scoop on future robo-coders, getting names for lonely lists, and marking the moment when Moment.js…
Welcome to ISSUE #39 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. For your consideration: micro frontends, the ancient computer hardware making a cameo beside James Bond, and a time-lapse of the most popular website rankings since 1993. From the blog Can one…
The next big revolution in coding practice might be closer than we think, and it involves helping computers to code themselves. By utilizing natural language processing and neural networks, some researchers think that within a few years we can remove humans entirely from the coding process. If you work as a coder, you'll be glad to hear that they are wrong.
Welcome to ISSUE #38 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week, a look at the staying power of object-oriented programming, the olden days of backing up a hard drive to a ton of CDs, the top five most irritating web…
No matter how well-intentioned and free wheeling a project is, at some point, to succeed at scale, decisions need to be made and conflicts need to be resolved. But is a project managed best by a single person with the final say or through building consensus with a committee of several people?
September 2020 Welcome to ISSUE #37 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. Thrill to the veteran Stack Overflow engineer who walks like a noob! Gasp at the 2000-year-old temperature reading! Marvel at the GitHub README that writes itself!…
OOP has been wildly successful. But was the success just a coincidence? And can it still offer something unique in 2020 that other programming paradigms cannot?
August 2020 Welcome to ISSUE #36 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. In the US, it’s the dog days of summer, which we imagine dogs are excited about. Read on for personal development nerds, creating secure voting systems…