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code-for-a-living September 19, 2017

How Much Do Developers Earn? Find Out with the Stack Overflow Salary Calculator

Today, we launched the Stack Overflow Salary Calculator, a tool that allows developers and employers to find typical salaries based on experience level, location, specific technologies, and education. We did this because we believe developers should be empowered with more information around job searches, careers, and salary. In fact, we know that developers want more…
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Data Scientist (former)
Podcast Orange
company July 31, 2017

Podcast #114 – Every Conference Needs a Break-Dancing Greeter

NOTE: We will be on podcast hiatus for the month of August. Look for new episodes in September. Welcome to The Stack Overflow Podcast episode #114 recorded Thursday July 27, at Stack Overflow Headquarters in NYC. Your hosts today are Assistant to Cobra Commander (and less importantly VP of Stack Overflow) Jay Hanlon, CTO David…
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Operations Manager (former)
Podcast Orange
company July 24, 2017

Podcast #113 – Frustrating Miracles

Welcome to the Stack Overflow podcast recorded Thursday July 20 at Stack Overflow Headquearters in NYC. Your hosts today are podcast regulars Jay Hanlon, David Fullerton, and Ilana Yitzhaki, plus the quite irregular Matt Sherman (Stack Overflow Engineering Manager extraordinaire). This week’s episode is brought to you by Game of Thrones Season 5 Spoilers as…
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Operations Manager (former)
Podcast Orange
company July 17, 2017

Podcast #112 – Please Direct All Hate Mail to Jay Hanlon c/o Stack Overflow…

Welcome back to the Stack Overflow podcast episode #112 recorded Thursday, July 13th at Stack Overflow HQ in NYC. Today’s hosting duties fall to Jay Hanlon as Joel is still busy alphabetizing his socks. Joining him is newly minted CTO David Fullerton, Fog Creek Community Engineer and Star Wars scholar Jenn Schiffer, and can-totally-tell-the-difference-between-Moff-and-Mon-Mothma podcast…
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Operations Manager (former)
community July 11, 2017

Introducing Channels: Private Q&A for Your Team

This post refers to “Channels”, a product which is now called “Teams.” Here’s What We’re Working on and How You Can Get Involved On Stack Overflow, a question gets asked once, answered, and then becomes a central point of knowledge for thousands of others who read it on our site. But what about developers who…
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Director of Design
community June 30, 2017

Raise Your Voice: Proclaim the Need for Net Neutrality

Because we believe all traffic on the web should be treated equally, Stack Overflow will join some of your other favorite sites from around the web including Netflix, GitHub, Reddit, and Amazon on July 12 for a day of action supporting net neutrality. The goal of this day of action, organized by Fight for the…
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Community Manager (former)
community June 27, 2017

New Stack Overflow Footer & About Pages Launch Today

If you go anywhere on stackoverflow.com today, you’ll notice a brand new footer, new About pages, and possibly a few other surprises we’re still testing out (not everyone will see these yet). Back in February, we updated our top navigation, and today’s changes follow in the footsteps of this effort. We wanted to make it…
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Marketing (Former)
community June 15, 2017

Download Stack Overflow’s 2017 Developer Survey Data

Starting today, you can download the raw data from Stack Overflow’s 2017 Developer Survey, which received more than 64,000 responses from developers around the world. (The data file includes the 51,392 responses we considered to be sufficiently complete for publication.) You can download previous years’ results as well, from 2011 to 2016. We’re always excited…
company May 24, 2017

A Dive Into Stack Overflow Jobs Search

About two years ago, a significant event happened at Stack Overflow: a new system, named Providence, was released. Providence would allow us to tell which technologies a visitor is interested in, and measure the “fitness” between a visitor and a job. The release of Providence marked a stepping stone in Stack Overflow’s continuous effort to be…
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Marketing (Former)
company May 23, 2017

Stack Overflow: Helping One Million Developers Exit Vim

The Stack Overflow Podcast is back! Check out the latest episode below. This morning, a popular Stack Overflow question hit a major milestone: You’re not alone, jclancy. In the five years since this question was asked, there have been over a million other developers who got stuck in Vim and couldn’t escape without a bit…
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Data Scientist (former)