Yearly Archives: 2017

espanol November 1, 2017

El estado de Stack Overflow en español: Octubre 2017

¡Les presento los números interesantes del mes de octubre! Veremos este mes unas preguntas que fueron compartidas con más frecuencia y también a usuarios que ganaron medallas de oro y plate al igual que a otros que contestaron la más grande cantidad de preguntas en el sitio. Las 3 preguntas más compartidas del mes: Validar…
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Manager, Community Management Team - Former
engineering October 31, 2017

What are the Most Disliked Programming Languages?

On Stack Overflow Jobs, you can create your own Developer Story to showcase your achievements and advance your career. One option you have when creating a Developer Story is to add tags you would like to work with or would not like to work with: This offers us an opportunity to examine the opinions of…
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Data Scientist (former)
espanol October 30, 2017

Lo que ha sucedido este año.

Estamos casi al final de un año que nos ha traído varias sorpresas. Este año nos graduamos, elegimos a nuestros moderadores, y vimos un crecimiento en nuestra membresía y nuestro contenido. Pero con estas buenas noticias, también hemos visto un gran surgimiento de usuarios nuevos que necesitan ser bienvenidos y educados en cuanto a nuestra…
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Manager, Community Management Team - Former
Podcast Orange
podcast October 30, 2017

Podcast #120 – Halloween Spooktacular with Anil Slash

Welcome to The Stack Overflow Podcast episode #120 recorded Thursday, October 26, 2017 at our Stack Overflow HQ in NYC. As a special treat (or is it a trick?) your hosts today include Fog Creek CEO Anil Slash, self-described Glitch-Witch Jenn Schiffer, podcast Executive Producer Kaitlin (head-on-a) Pike, SO Engineering Manager Matt Sherman Munster, and…
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Operations Manager (former)
code-for-a-living October 20, 2017

Developer Happiness: The Right Tools for the Job

This is Part I in a series exploring developer happiness. The equation for professional developer happiness is a difficult thing to pin down. It’s arguably not even the same for everyone. But it is important, really important. Your happiness at your job affects every part of your life, not just the time at and the…
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Principal Data Engineer
Podcast Orange
podcast October 16, 2017

Podcast #119 – This Podcast is Definitely a Simulation

Welcome to The Stack Overflow Podcast episode #119 recorded Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Stack Overflow HQ in NYC. Today’s motley crew includes VP and GM of Stack Overflow Jay Hanlon, CTO David Fullerton, News Editor Ilana Yitzhaki, me, Producer Jess.  Joining us are very special guests Michael Ludden, Director of Product at IBM…
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Operations Manager (former)
code-for-a-living October 16, 2017

How Developers Can Best Negotiate Their Salary

Whether it’s your first position out of college or a more advanced, senior role, receiving a job offer in development is an exciting accomplishment. It can be easy to get wrapped up in the excitement, but you need to keep your wits about you for just a little bit longer so you can get through…
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Principal Data Engineer
Podcast Orange
podcast October 11, 2017

Podcast #118 – What’s a Travel-Hacker, Anyway?

Welcome to The Stack Overflow Podcast episode #118 recorded Thursday, October 5 at Stack Overflow HQ in NYC. Even without Joel, who’s still out working on NamCoin, there’s still a full house! Including VP Jay Hanlon, CTO David Fullerton, News Editor Ilana Yitzhaki, me, Producer Jess, and a whole slew of guests. Today’s episode is…
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Operations Manager (former)
engineering October 10, 2017

The Impressive Growth of R

We found in a previous post that Python has a solid claim to being the fastest-growing programming language in terms of Stack Overflow visits. The same analysis showed that the R programming language has shown remarkable growth in the last five years as well. In fact, R is growing at a similar rate to Python…
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Data Scientist (former)
code-for-a-living October 9, 2017

Companies Hiring Data Scientists Right Now

One of our Data Scientists at Stack Overflow, Julia Silge, recently wrote a post about things to know if you want to transition into a career in data science. A lot of you read that post, and no wonder! Demand and compensation for data scientists is only going up. So today I wanted to highlight…
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Marketing (Former)