newsletter July 2, 2021

The Overflow #80: Introducing Collectives

Welcome to ISSUE #80 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: The best approach to low priority bugs, working towards a better metric for responsiveness, and introducing our latest product—CollectivesTM.  From the blog Announcing the launch of Collectives on Stack Overflow stackoverflow.blogWe’re thrilled…

Welcome to ISSUE #80 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: The best approach to low priority bugs, working towards a better metric for responsiveness, and introducing our latest product—CollectivesTM

From the blog

Announcing the launch of Collectives on Stack Overflow stackoverflow.blog
We’re thrilled to be launching this new product with Google Cloud and Go.

Can InnerSource bring open source practices to closed corporate bureaucracies? stackoverflow.blog
Open source won. Now, the OSS way of working is making inroads into new territories: the corporate engineering department.

Podcast 350: A deep dive into natural language processing and speech to text systems stackoverflow.blog
From virtual assistants like Siri to services that transcribe our every word, we explore advancements in computer systems that can understand human conversation and commands.

Curated resources for building a successful app business www.mopub.com
To build a durable app business, you need to earn, acquire, and optimize. MoPub, a Twitter company, provides unique insights for success no matter the skill level. In the EARN track, you’ll find everything you need for monetizing. Click to access.

Interesting questions

What is your approach to low-priority bugs? sqa.stackexchange.com
Comment // TODO fixme and move on.

What’s faster? Moving files from one drive to another, or moving files in the same drive? superuser.com
Sometimes moving files isn’t moving files at all.

Why was `!` chosen for negation? retrocomputing.stackexchange.com
Math already got all the good symbols.

Why do “relativistic effects” come into play when dealing with superheavy nuclei? physics.stackexchange.com
Of course Schrödinger is involved… or is he?

React Native vs. Flutter: The key differences every mobile app developer should know in 2021 [Guide for Beginners] dev.to
When do you choose React Native and when do you choose Flutter? Here’s a great explainer to answer that and more.

Towards a better responsiveness metric web.dev
Responsiveness is hard to measure. The Chrome metrics team hopes you have some of your own ideas to help improve that.

Global State garden.bradwoods.io
XState is a finite state machine library that can help you manage your global state in a smart way. Here’s how you can use it with React!

NuGet Package Explorer is now a Web App powered by Uno Platform platform.uno
The open source NuGet Package Explorer is now a web app. C# devs rejoice!

Onboard, organize, and bring your team up to speed in a jiffy. Try Stack Overflow for Teams.

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