Yearly Archives: 2019

community August 20, 2019

What’s in the Works: Improving Feedback for All Users

I’m Meg Risdal, the new Product Manager for Public Q&A. My team works on the public platform and the community tools that help power it (in contrast to our private Q&A products, Stack Overflow for Teams). Recently, we’ve shipped a new tag synonyms dashboard, a redesign of the mod flags dashboard, and Custom Filters. And…
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Product Manager, Public Q&A
community August 20, 2019

Meet the Public Q&A team

Hi. I’m Meg Risdal, the Product Manager for Public Q&A. Today I shared a bit about what’s upcoming on Stack Overflow based on the strategy Sara Chipps, the Director of Public Q&A, wrote about a few weeks ago. Now in this post, I’m pleased to introduce you to the team of folks working directly on…
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Product Manager, Public Q&A
code-for-a-living August 14, 2019

CROKAGE: A New Way to Search Stack Overflow

One of the most powerful attributes of Stack Overflow (SO) is the accumulation of developers’ knowledge over time. Community members have contributed more than 18 million questions and 27 million answers. When a developer is stuck on a coding problem, they search through this vast trove of information to see if a solution to their…
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Director of Content
code-for-a-living July 30, 2019

Find Help Online Mindfully — and Effectively!

Here’s a situation that might sound familiar: you’re in the middle of a project, and you realize you’re tackling a problem you haven’t seen before. Perhaps your search function query is returning too many results, which is slowing down your website. You figure you shouldn’t display the data all at once, and you’ve heard about…
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Software Engineer
company July 25, 2019

Introducing Custom Filters

Custom Filters are available to public Stack Overflow users today! The new feature allows a new way of navigating and discovering questions that are relevant to you on Stack Overflow. This rollout is part of our continuing efforts to make the core Q&A experience on Stack Overflow better, and we’re looking forward to improving this feature and many more with your help.
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Engineering Manager, Public Platform