code-for-a-living February 18, 2020

Trying to find your first dev job? Here’s what employers are actually looking for.

Interview processes run the gamut from a few conversations, to hours of writing code on a whiteboard, to evaluative social events with the team. It can all seem very mysterious and nerve-wracking from the outside. But here’s the big secret: No matter what kind of process you step into, the hiring team, really, is only trying to figure out three things.
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February 4, 2020

Podcast: Your Buddy is Typing

Teresa Dietrich, Stack Overflow's new Chief Product Officer, talks about the time a new feature for AOL Instant Messenger almost took down the company's whole network.
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February 5, 2020

The 2020 Developer Survey is now open!

It’s that time of year again—we’re launching our 2020 Developer Survey. We love watching how this survey data evolves year-over-year, and this year we are focused on collecting insights from a sample that is representative of coders around the world.
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code-for-a-living February 3, 2020

Does your web app need a front-end framework?

You’ve likely heard about front-end frameworks. Names like React, Vue, and Angular abound in tutorials and Hacker News debates. If you’ve wondered why and when these frameworks are used and whether it’s time you implement one in your project, you’re not alone. A few years ago, while working on a side project, Hackterms, my own…
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