This podcast is meant to reach the Stack community, so we thought it would be great to have some of the moderators who help keep our communities running come on the show and chat about what they do and what they are seeing.
Our most requested feature is finally coming to life. You can try out Dark Mode in beta across Stack Overflow and help us make it great.
Each year, Stack Exchange donates $100 on behalf of each of our volunteer moderators. This is a long-held tradition that began in 2009, and we’re excited to continue it today. We’re pleased to announce that the donations have been made and the funds are at work helping these really awesome causes.
Editor’s note: You can discuss this post on Meta here: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/344178/the-q1-2020-community-roadmap-is-on-the-blog/344209 As we work to improve our relationship and communications with our users, we want to share with you our community roadmap each quarter, so once every three months. Even though we are halfway through this quarter, we wanted to share with you what we…
We had a ton of people participate in Winter Bash this year with 266,000 hats awarded throughout the network. Thank you, everyone! We couldn’t have done it without you.
If you work on a product that’s ever benefited from research – whether that’s talking directly to users, analyzing experiment data, or any number of other research methods – you know how indispensable these inputs are for making the right decisions. But how do you decide which methods to use and when? How do you know if you’re spending the right amount of time on research? How do you know when it’s time to change your research methods?
We’re introducing this bi-weekly roundup of questions from around the network with the tag #StackOverflowKnows. Share yours on twitter.
This month’s research update shows how the new question asking experience on Stack Overflow, now live for everyone, helps askers be more successful with quality questions.
One way to scale support for a product is to invest in the community already asking and answering questions about your technology on Stack Overflow.
The majority of developers we surveyed say they code for fun. At the same time, burnout is a big issue in the industry. We crunch the numbers on how Stack Overflow gets used during weekends.
What’s Next Our original text says: Be kind and friendly. Avoid sarcasm and be careful with jokes — tone is hard to decipher online. If a situation makes it hard to be friendly, stop participating and move on. Our new tenet is: Be inclusive and respectful. Avoid sarcasm and be careful with jokes — tone…