Yearly Archives: 2019

company October 8, 2019

Adding Static Code Analysis to Stack Overflow

As of September 23rd, 2019, we’re applying static analysis to some of the code behind public Stack Overflow, Stack Overflow for Teams, and Stack Overflow Enterprise in order to pre-emptively find and eliminate certain kinds of vulnerabilities. How we accomplished this is an interesting story and also illustrative of advancements in .NET’s open source community.…
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Team Lead, Data
code-for-a-living October 7, 2019

Einstein Analytics and Go

It’s rare that we get a chance to directly compare two technologies against each other for the same task. But sometimes the stars align, either because you start experiencing negative effects from your current stack, new technology appears that meets your exact needs, or the scale and feature set of your project outpaced the tech on hand.
community October 3, 2019

The Overflow for October 4, 2019

You asked, we answered! Lots of folks asked for The Overflow newsletter to be part of an RSS feed, and here it is. We’ll be posting the full newsletter on the blog on the Friday after we send it out. Enjoy! Welcome to The Overflow, a newsletter from Stack Overflow that brings together great questions…
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Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify, Co-curator of The Overflow
abm October 1, 2019

Building Knowledge into your DevOps Practices

How do you build a DevOps pipeline? From a DevOps practitioner’s standpoint, many of the components are obvious: you need tools like a continuous integration server, a test automation framework, an automated deployment platform, and a production monitoring tool. These are the tools that help you move and manage code across your continuous delivery pipeline.…
abm October 1, 2019

Reduce distractions on your team

How can you reduce distractions and keep your team focused on the key tasks at hand? We’re not talking about obvious diversions such as Facebook, Twitter, or Youtube. For the most part, those are not the distractions that you need to worry about, since goal-oriented team members are likely to dip into them and then…
abm October 1, 2019

Reducing the Learning Curve for Supporting Aging Codebases

It’s a situation that is very familiar to the software development community: an organization is supporting an antiquated application backed by an aging codebase, and a developer new to the team is tasked with completing a programming task within this codebase. How to build better support and understanding around your company’s proprietary codebase.Download now (pdf)…
abm October 1, 2019

Decrease time-to-market through effective knowledge-sharing

It’s easy to adopt the most popular open source tools, spin up instances on a public cloud platform, upload basic code, and hack your way to a minimum viable product (MVP). However, what most organizations find is that once an app is deployed to real users, “Day Two” operations are the biggest challenge. How to…
code-for-a-living October 1, 2019

Introducing The Overflow and Cassidy Williams

Today we’re launching The Overflow, a newsletter from Stack Overflow that brings together great questions from our community, news and articles from our blog, and awesome links from around the web. Our goal is to produce a collection of links about the world of software development that entertains, educates, and informs. It’s content by developers,…
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Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify, Co-curator of The Overflow
talent-de October 1, 2019

Mit welchen Zusatzleistungen locken Unternehmen Entwickler?

Um Kandidaten zu überzeugen, müssen Arbeitgeber nicht nur einen spannenden Job bieten, sondern sich auch mehr und mehr bei Zusatzleistungen und Benefits ins Zeug legen, um sich von der Konkurrenz abzusetzen.  Unternehmen haben auf Stack Overflow die Möglichkeit sich (über die Infos in einer Stellenanzeige hinaus) in einem Unternehmensprofil einmal näher vorzustellen. Dies versetzt uns in die…
talent-de October 1, 2019

Die ultimative Checkliste für Tech Recruiting Events

In einer Zeit, in der ein Großteil des Recruiting-Prozesses online abläuft, könnte man denken, dass Recruiting Events ziemlich altmodisch sind. Weit gefehlt! Denn wenn Sie ein solches Event und seine Vorteile richtig nutzen, haben Sie ein wertvolles Rekrutierungsinstrument an der Hand. Der persönliche Kontakt mit Kandidaten und Kandidatinnen ist immer noch unschlagbar und die effektivste…