Yearly Archives: 2019

insights May 21, 2019

Public Data Release of Stack Overflow’s 2019 Developer Survey

Last month, we published the results from Stack Overflow’s 2019 Developer Survey, and today you can access the data from this year’s survey for yourself. Almost 90,000 developers from around the world shared their opinions about the jobs they have, the technologies they use everyday, and where they see the industry going. This year, we…
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Data Scientist (former)
company May 17, 2019

Update to Security Incident [May 17, 2019]

Update (May 23, 2019): The affected 184 public network users have been notified via email. While we continue to investigate the recent attack to Stack Overflow, here is an update on what we’re able to share today. The intrusion originated on May 5 when a build deployed to the development tier for stackoverflow.com contained a…
company May 16, 2019

Security Update

Over the weekend, there was an attack on Stack Overflow. We have confirmed that some level of production access was gained on May 11. We discovered and investigated the extent of the access and are addressing all known vulnerabilities. We have not identified any breach of customer or user data. Our customers’ and users’ security…
company April 30, 2019

Announcing a New Tier of Stack Overflow for Teams

TL;DR If you’ve been using our Stack Overflow for Teams product and are part of a growing company, we’ve got exciting news. Today we’re launching a new tier, Stack Overflow for Business, that includes a lot of features customers have been asking for. You can learn more here. If you’re not familiar with what the…
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Product Manager (former)
company April 9, 2019

The 2019 Stack Overflow Developer Survey Results Are In

We’ve been working hard for months, and today the Developer Survey results for 2019 are live. This year marks the ninth year we’ve published our annual Developer Survey, and nearly 90,000 developers took the 20-minute survey earlier this year. See the results for yourself! What are some of this year’s key results? Python, the fastest-growing…
Avatar for Julia Silge
Data Scientist (former)
company March 28, 2019

The Next CEO of Stack Overflow

Big news! We’re looking for a new CEO for Stack Overflow. I’m stepping out of the day-to-day and up to the role of Chairman of the Board. Stack Overflow has been around for more than a decade. As I look back, it’s really amazing how far it has come.   Only six months after we…
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Co-founder & Former Chairman of the Board
make_a_thon
company February 14, 2019

Recapping Stack Overflow’s First Ever Make-A-Thon

After an exciting end to 2018, we kicked this year off with the first “hackathon” in Stack Overflow’s 10-year history. Unlike a traditional hackathon, it wasn’t just for our developers. Any employee working on our products or directly with the Stack Overflow community was encouraged to participate, which is why we dubbed the event a…
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Content Marketing Writer (former)