The Overflow #47: How to lead with clarity and empathy in the remote world

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Welcome to ISSUE #47 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: seamless interoperability between PHP and .NET applications, Stackers on leading remotely, and what exactly is inverse probability?

From the blog

What’s so great about Go? stackoverflow.blog We explore the traits that have led to the rising popularity of the Go programming language.

How to lead with clarity and empathy in the remote world stackoverflow.blog 2020 has brought changes and challenges for everyone—including those in leadership roles. Management style and decision-making have taken on new significance during these testing times.

Podcast 284: The pros and cons of the SPA stackoverflow.blog Single Page Applications have become very popular. But have they actually simplified web development for the better?

Interesting questions

Returning the highest and lowest numbers in a string: Ruby stackoverflow.com Another day on the MinMax assembly line.

Is `new` in `new int;` considered an operator? stackoverflow.com It is also not considered to be not an operator.

What exactly does the term “inverse probability” mean? stats.stackexchange.com Until you wrap your head around it, it sounds a bit like a Zaphod Beeblebrox method.

Why is every electron in the universe not entangled with every other electron? physics.stackexchange.com Perhaps there is only one electron in the universe, popping up all over in different quantum states?

Links from around the web

Simplify your monorepo with npm 7 workspaces dev.to npm 7 was released in the past month, and one of its most highly-anticipated features was workspaces. Here’s how to use them with your monorepos!

Guidelines for choosing React Libraries maxrozen.com There’s so many React libraries in the world, picking one can be tough! Here’s a great set of guidelines to help you choose one.

Graphery SVG www.graphery.org This is a well-documented library with a simple API for making and manipulating SVGs!

Wordpress on .NET Core channel9.msdn.com Peachpie is an open source project that allows for a seamless interoperability between PHP and .NET applications. Here’s a video explaining how it enables devs to run Wordpress on .NET Core.

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