newsletter November 12, 2021

The Overflow #99: These principles are still SOLID

Welcome to ISSUE #99 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: big problems for people who can’t solve small problems, the nerdiest argument over a Dungeons and Dragons roll, and using the golden ratio in user interface design. From the…

Welcome to ISSUE #99 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: big problems for people who can’t solve small problems, the nerdiest argument over a Dungeons and Dragons roll, and using the golden ratio in user interface design.

From the blog

Why SOLID principles are still the foundation for modern software architecture stackoverflow.blog
While computing has changed a lot in the 20 years since the SOLID principles were conceived, they are still the best practices for designing software.

Our new and enhanced Microsoft Teams integration stackoverflow.blog
With new features and tweaks to the Stack Overflow for Teams integration with Microsoft Teams, Version 2 will improve your productivity. This article provides additional context around the evolution of this integration and how it might be useful to your organization!

Podcast 389: The big problem with only being able to solve big problems stackoverflow.blog
Don’t forget the little springs that keep the big machine running.

Modify document experiences with Adobe PDF Services API promotion
In this virtual session, AWS, Adobe, and AFTIA share insights on the latest digital document trends and how you can build more engaging and integrated digital document experiences with APIs.

Interesting questions

High throughput Fizz Buzz codegolf.stackexchange.com
The fastest Fizz Buzz in the west.

Students answering more questions than allowed on exam academia.stackexchange.com
If extra credit is not available, make it clear before the exam.

Having a statistics argument over Dungeons & Dragons stats.stackexchange.com
More like roll playing, right?

How do we measure time? physics.stackexchange.com
Aren’t all measurements just a comparison of two things anyway?

A quick intro to Elm for React developers blog.theodo.com
If you’ve been curious about functional programming, but also want to stick to your front-end development roots, Elm might be the language for you!

Respecting users’ motion preferences www.smashingmagazine.com
Accessibility covers a broad spectrum of things. The media query “prefers-reduced-motion” is a straightforward way to make your sites more accessible.

The golden ratio and user-interface design www.nngroup.com
The golden ratio: it’s not just for art anymore.

Fast indoor 2D localization using ceiling lights www.a1k0n.net
Localization via… ceiling lights? It’s unusual, and yet it works!

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