The biggest roadblocks to finishing your hobby project aren't coding-related. They're mental.
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…
What does it take to attract developers to your organization and to create an environment internally where they feel empowered to do their best work. One of the most successful strategies is to employ a great developer evangelist, which we’ll shorten to DevEv for brevity’s sake. In an era of remote work, DevEvs might be…
Based on reviewing hundreds of resumes per year and researching a book, here are the seven pieces of advice for engineers on writing a resume that represents you as fairly as possible.
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As software governs more of our daily lives and interactions, many are calling for more attention on the ethical framework of code.Listen now
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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.
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…
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.
Two engineers at Salesforce talk about how they decoupled a complex library from old spaghetti logic, then open sourced that library by creating a new internal process where none existed before.
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.blogWe explore the traits that…
The endless war between Vim and Emacs users has continued ad nauseam over the years. It's less a war at this point than a grumbling shuffle of ingrained habit and stubborn resistance to change.
Welcome to ISSUE #46 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: Our CEO looks back on his first year at Stack Overflow, spiders teach us some math, and the release of React App 4.0. Enjoy! From the blog Communities and…