newsletter February 18, 2022

The Overflow #113: Top-paying tech jobs

Welcome to ISSUE #113 of The Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams. This week: tech’s top-paying jobs, building a killer company brand, going from C-suite to IC, and that one developer who’s always doing Leetcode puzzles at work.

Welcome to ISSUE #113 of The Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams. This week: tech’s top-paying jobs, building a killer company brand, going from C-suite to IC, and that one developer who’s always doing Leetcode puzzles at work.

From the blog

The three top-paying tech roles in 2022 and the skills you need to land them stackoverflow.blog
Looking for the skills that pay the bills? Skillsoft ran a survey to find out the highest-paying roles and the skills they require.

Attracting developers with a company brand that slays stackoverflow.blog
If you want to get your company brand noticed, why not get a little adventurous?

Moving from CEO back to IC: A chat with Mitchell Hashimoto on his love for code (Ep. 412) stackoverflow.blog
A fascinating discussion with Mitchell Hashimoto, cofounder of HashiCorp, who recently returned to the role of independent contributor after stints as both CEO and CTO.

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Interesting questions

Discovered developer doing Leetcode puzzles when he should be working workplace.stackexchange.com
Set deadlines and deliverables; the rest is just noise.

Find the area of an n-interesting polygon stackoverflow.com
Recursion is cool and all, but sometimes a simple formula does the trick.

Is it safe to store a password using a secure hash followed by an insecure hash? security.stackexchange.com
Like a late night trip to Denny’s, covering a poor hash requires more hash and plenty of salt.

How to balance spellbooks looted from enemy wizards? rpg.stackexchange.com
Pretty soon, you’ll be running a campaign with a level 10 library.

React: the missing parts acko.net
What if React patterns could be used for non-UI applications?

Reducing the web’s carbon footprint: optimizing social media embeds smashingmagazine.com
Improve site performance while reducing environmental impact.

Yes, I can connect to a DB in CSS www.leemeichin.com
But should I?

German court rules websites embedding Google fonts violates GDPR thehackernews.com
If you use Google Fonts on your site, this could be a very big deal.

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