Yearly Archives: 2017

community June 27, 2017

New Stack Overflow Footer & About Pages Launch Today

If you go anywhere on stackoverflow.com today, you’ll notice a brand new footer, new About pages, and possibly a few other surprises we’re still testing out (not everyone will see these yet). Back in February, we updated our top navigation, and today’s changes follow in the footsteps of this effort. We wanted to make it…
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Marketing (Former)
company June 21, 2017

Las celebraciones de nuestra graduación – un resumen.

Ha sido un mes y medio completamente feroz. La graduación de nuestro sitio nos ha causado mucha felicidad y hemos podido celebrar en Madrid y en la Cuidad de México.  Hemos tenido también la oportunidad de poder conocer a varios de nuestros usuarios en persona, cosa que para nosotros es un gran placer.  El poder…
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Manager, Community Management Team - Former
code-for-a-living June 21, 2017

London Companies Hiring Developers Right Now

There are plenty of reasons a person might want to live in London. Whether you’re obsessed with British history and architecture, dream of weekend jaunts to Paris, or just love a good pub, London has something for everybody. And if you code for a living, you’re in luck, because there are plenty of London companies hiring…
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Marketing (Former)
community June 15, 2017

Download Stack Overflow’s 2017 Developer Survey Data

Starting today, you can download the raw data from Stack Overflow’s 2017 Developer Survey, which received more than 64,000 responses from developers around the world. (The data file includes the 51,392 responses we considered to be sufficiently complete for publication.) You can download previous years’ results as well, from 2011 to 2016. We’re always excited…
insights June 15, 2017

Developers Who Use Spaces Make More Money Than Those Who Use Tabs

Do you use tabs or spaces for code indentation? This is a bit of a “holy war” among software developers; one that’s been the subject of many debates and in-jokes. I use spaces, but I never thought it was particularly important. But today we’re releasing the raw data behind the Stack Overflow 2017 Developer Survey,…
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Data Scientist (former)
insights June 12, 2017

New Kids on the Block: Understanding Developers Entering the Workforce Today

Another academic year has recently ended, bringing with it a new season of graduations to celebrate and a new crop of freshly-minted graduates entering the software industry. The 2017 Stack Overflow Developer Survey provides context and data for understanding developers who are just entering the workforce compared to more experienced developers. Let’s use this year’s…
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Data Scientist (former)
company June 5, 2017

El estado de Stack Overflow en español: Mayo 2017

Llego la hora de compartir unos numeritos con ustedes sobre el sitio. Tenemos una buena discusión sobre otras estadísticas que pueden discutir aquí.  Este aporte es para darles un vistazo a lo que los usuarios han realizado en el mes de mayo. ¡Espero y lo disfruten! Los usuarios que ganaron 3 o más medallas de…
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Manager, Community Management Team - Former
code-for-a-living May 27, 2017

Companies Hiring Remote Developers Right Now

Remote work is all over the news right now. IBM’s pulling a Yahoo and forcing all their remote employees to plant themselves in offices or find new jobs. Apple is building a massive 5 billion dollar campus in Silicon Valley, and some are calling it a tone deaf mistake—talent wants flexibility, not a campus they…
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Marketing (Former)
company May 24, 2017

A Dive Into Stack Overflow Jobs Search

About two years ago, a significant event happened at Stack Overflow: a new system, named Providence, was released. Providence would allow us to tell which technologies a visitor is interested in, and measure the “fitness” between a visitor and a job. The release of Providence marked a stepping stone in Stack Overflow’s continuous effort to be…
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Marketing (Former)
company May 23, 2017

Stack Overflow: Helping One Million Developers Exit Vim

This morning, a popular Stack Overflow question hit a major milestone: You’re not alone, jclancy. In the five years since this question was asked, there have been over a million other developers who got stuck in Vim and couldn’t escape without a bit of help. Indeed, the difficulty of quitting the Vim editor is a…
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Data Scientist (former)