Yearly Archives: 2020

newsletter November 30, 2020

The Overflow #49: Container orchestration explained

Welcome to ISSUE #49 of the Overflow! Seven sevens, quite a lucky set of numbers in many cultures. This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week: in space, no one can hear you seg fault, setting a clock made of atoms, and the surprising…
code-for-a-living November 23, 2020

The macro problem with microservices

In just 20 years, software engineering has shifted from architecting monoliths with a single database and centralized state to microservices where everything is distributed across multiple containers, servers, data centers, and even continents. Distributing things solves scaling concerns, but introduces a whole new world of problems, many of which were previously solved by monoliths.
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Head of Product at Temporal
newsletter November 20, 2020

The Overflow #48: Coding as an RPG

Welcome to ISSUE #48 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week: Turning a coding career into an RPG, the workflow for game database content, and how you can still open source a project in a big corporation. From the blog…
the-loop November 19, 2020

The Loop: Adding review guidance to the help center

While working on the review queues project, the Public Platform team saw an opportunity to improve the help center and create a space for more canonical articles about reviewing. By adding new, specific review queue help pages, the help center could become a more accessible and useful resource to all of our users.
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Product Designer