We’re two weeks into collection of data for our 2020 Developer Survey. If you haven’t yet taken the survey, be sure to do so before it closes on February 25th. Read on for background on this year’s survey, what we hope to achieve this year, and how you can help. Primarily, you can take the…
Interview processes run the gamut from a few conversations, to hours of writing code on a whiteboard, to evaluative social events with the team. It can all seem very mysterious and nerve-wracking from the outside. But here’s the big secret: No matter what kind of process you step into, the hiring team, really, is only trying to figure out three things.
In this post, we'd like to talk about some of the initiatives that are happening internally at Stack Overflow aimed at addressing and repairing our relationship with our community.
Happy mandated romance day, dear reader. While we forgot to get you a card and ate all the chocolates, we are ready to pop the question. A few questions actually. This week, we’ve got comments on code comments, bad math as the basis for good math, and concerns that your personal keyboard could be stealing…
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Sara returns from Miami. The crew chats about Monoliths vs microservices and the lessons we've learned as manager and ICs.Listen now
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We chat with Alex Qin, co-founder and CEO of the Code Cooperative, about teaching formerly incarcerated individuals to code.Listen now
Our intrepid new coder meets his first data structure. With an array of concepts in front of him, will he push his learning until it pops for him?
DevOps job posts often ask for automation skills, which is a positive way of asking for someone who’s professionally lazy in a way that results in efficiency. The good news is that developers can also learn a few tricks from the land of ops to make their days easier and their work better.
One thing we continuously speak about in the programming community is impostor syndrome and how to cope with it, but no one talks about tangible steps on how to solve it within yourself. What if instead of learning how to endure, we learned how to cure it? While It’s something that happens to everyone at…
While most news about the 3D printing industry focuses on advancement in hardware and materials, software has played a crucial role in the democratization of 3D printing. Companies like Shapeways have delivered software to generate 3D files, prepare and optimize them for printing, and manufacture and distribute.
In this week's newsletter, we've we get right to the the point on floating point numbers, live coding that rocks, and how containers changed the world.
It’s that time of year again—we’re launching our 2020 Developer Survey. We love watching how this survey data evolves year-over-year, and this year we are focused on collecting insights from a sample that is representative of coders around the world.
You’ve likely heard about front-end frameworks. Names like React, Vue, and Angular abound in tutorials and Hacker News debates. If you’ve wondered why and when these frameworks are used and whether it’s time you implement one in your project, you’re not alone. A few years ago, while working on a side project, Hackterms, my own…