Yearly Archives: 2017

Podcast Orange
podcast September 18, 2017

Podcast #115 – Stack Overflow Reads Mean Tweets

Welcome (back!) to The Stack Overflow Podcast recorded Thursday, September 14 at Stack Overflow HQ in NYC. Joining us today are the usual crew: VP of Stack Overflow Jay Hanlon, CTO David Fullerton, News Editor Ilana Yitzhaki, and me, producer Jess Pardue. Special guest today is Stack Overflow Podcast producer alum, bow-tie enthusiast, and Director…
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Operations Manager (former)
insights September 14, 2017

Why is Python Growing So Quickly?

We recently showed that, based on Stack Overflow question visits, Python has a claim to being the fastest-growing major programming language, and that it has become the most visited tag on Stack Overflow within high-income countries. Why is Python growing so fast? Python is used in a variety of purposes, ranging from web development to…
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Data Scientist (former)
code-for-a-living September 13, 2017

Companies Hiring Swift Developers

Recently we shared some of our favorite resources for learning Swift development, citing its popularity as the gold standard of iOS development. Already know Swift like the back of your hand? These companies are looking for developers just like you. Let’s start finding your next adventure. And if you’re just beginning, here’s a sampling of the…
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Marketing (Former)
insights September 6, 2017

The Incredible Growth of Python

We recently explored how wealthy countries (those defined as high-income by the World Bank) tend to visit a different set of technologies than the rest of the world. Among the largest differences we saw was in the programming language Python. When we focus on high-income countries, the growth of Python is even larger than it…
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Data Scientist (former)
insights August 29, 2017

A Tale of Two Industries: How Programming Languages Differ Between Wealthy and Developing Countries

Here at Stack Overflow, we’re interested in using our data to share insights about the worldwide software development community. This recent post on the distribution of mobile developers is a good example: it explored traffic to Android questions from around the world, and found that Android tended to be visited more from lower-income countries than…
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Data Scientist (former)
insights August 22, 2017

Where in the World is Mobile Development?

In a previous post, we used the Stack Overflow Trends tool to look at how technology usage in mobile development has changed over time. But we’ve often found that popular languages, platforms and technologies differ across cities and countries as well. In this post we’ll explore where mobile development happens, and what these countries might…
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Data Science Engineer
remote work
code-for-a-living August 8, 2017

An Owl Labs Engineer’s Remote Work Manifesto

You already know we at Stack Overflow are big fans of remote work. Today we’re featuring a post by a friend at Owl Labs; it’s a great argument in support of remote work, and Owl Labs, whose mission is to improve collaborative meetings for remote employees everywhere, is holding a virtual panel on supporting remote…
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Marketing (Former)
company August 7, 2017

El estado de Stack Overflow en español: Julio 2017

Empieza el mes de agosto y esto quiere decir que podemos compartir algunos datos del mes pasado para ver cómo nos fue. Les presento lo siguiente. Las 5 preguntas más visitadas del mes: ¿Qué significa un ampersand en la declaración de una función? – 339 visitas ¿Cómo solucionar errores en los enlaces? – 252 visitas Verificar número…
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Manager, Community Management Team - Former
company August 1, 2017

¡Felicidades a nuestros 3 moderadores oficiales!

Es realmente increíble para mi el poder ver a este sitio lanzado, graduado, y ahora con sus moderadores. Hemos esperado desde el 2013 para tener nuestra comunidad y ahora aquí estamos, listos para continuar con mucha energía y entusiasmo. Me da un gran placer de poder felicitar a los ganadores de las elecciones, nuestros nuevos…
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Manager, Community Management Team - Former
insights August 1, 2017

Flash is Dead: What Technologies Might Be Next?

Last week, Adobe announced that they would stop supporting Flash by 2020. In some ways this is surprising: I still sometimes run into pages that require Flash, and you can still find a few defenders of the platform in the software development community. But in other ways it was a long time coming. You can…
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Data Scientist (former)
Podcast Orange
company July 31, 2017

Podcast #114 – Every Conference Needs a Break-Dancing Greeter

NOTE: We will be on podcast hiatus for the month of August. Look for new episodes in September. Welcome to The Stack Overflow Podcast episode #114 recorded Thursday July 27, at Stack Overflow Headquarters in NYC. Your hosts today are Assistant to Cobra Commander (and less importantly VP of Stack Overflow) Jay Hanlon, CTO David…
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Operations Manager (former)