Yearly Archives: 2017

code-for-a-living March 16, 2017

Family-Friendly Companies Hiring Right Now

I worked for many years at one local organization, and I loved a lot of things about it; the work was interesting and the people were great. A few things I didn’t love? The minimal paid maternity leave, the inflexible work hours, and the high cost of nearby childcare. Eventually, after investing many years there…
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Marketing (Former)
company March 14, 2017

El estado de Stack Overflow en español: Febrero 2017

Continuamos presentando algunos números interesantes mensuales.  En esta ocasión, nos toca reportar sobre el mes de febrero. ¿Qué les parece lo siguiente? Las 5 preguntas más respondidas: ¿Cómo generar identificadores únicos con JavaScript? – 8 respuestas ¿Cual es la diferencia entre static y final? – 6 respuestas Contar números negativos de un array en php –…
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Manager, International Community Team
company March 9, 2017

Does Anyone Actually Visit Stack Overflow’s Home Page?

Yesterday we were amused to see this post on Reddit’s sysadmin forum: Our architecture lead Nick Craver looked into this and gave a great answer, including that about 29% of the previous day’s Stack Overflow traffic was to the home page. From his perspective as a system administrator, that’s exactly the right analysis. Nick’s team…
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Data Scientist (former)
code-for-a-living March 9, 2017

Developer Hiring Trends in 2017

Now that 2017 is really in swing and spring is on its way, maybe you’re thinking about renewing your job search. At Stack Overflow, we have our finger on the pulse of the developer hiring scene, and we’ve put together some data on 2017 hiring trends to help you steer your search. These are some…
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Marketing (Former)
women developers community
code-for-a-living March 8, 2017

Tech Companies Founded by Women… and Hiring Now!

March is Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating all month long by showcasing jobs at companies founded by women. But today is International Women’s Day, so we’re going a step further to look at just a few of the awesome female founders on that list. Here are a few of the many women-founded companies that…
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Marketing (Former)
Podcast Orange
podcast March 6, 2017

Podcast #103: Grandma, is that you?

Welcome to the Stack Overflow Podcast #103, recorded Thursday March 2, 2017 at the Stack Overflow HQ in NYC. Today’s podcast is brought to you by tree people, Purim, and She Geeks Out. In today’s thrilling episode: Jay is back from vacation, so of course he and Joel have to talk about toilets for way…
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Operations Manager (former)
Podcast Orange
podcast February 27, 2017

Podcast #102: What Can We Learn from Uber?

Welcome to the Stack Overflow Podcast #102 recorded Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the Stack Overflow HQ in NYC. Today’s podcast is brought to you by rogue cows and SHA-1. SHA-1: You can depend on it. Topics discussed this week (with only minor IT interruptions) include the Dell XPS-13, Macbook Pro touch bars, and ugh,…
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Operations Manager (former)
code-for-a-living February 21, 2017

What Software Developers Need to Know About Recruiters

A Developer’s First Steps To Finding a New Job: Part II, Working with Recruiters Last week I kicked off a series on a developer’s first steps to finding a new job. My first post was about examining your own needs before you start looking—an obvious-sounding first step that so many of us unwittingly skip. You…
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Principal Data Engineer