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community January 31, 2018

Stack Exchange 2017 in Review

“It’s a life’s work to see yourself for what you really are and even then you might be wrong.”—Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men You know the old saw about how 90% of an iceberg is hidden under water? At Stack Overflow, we strive to be a reverse iceberg by sharing as much as…
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Community Manager (former)
code-for-a-living January 8, 2018

Take the 2018 Developer Survey

It’s that time of year again—the annual developer survey is now open! This survey marks the 8th year we’ve been asking the developer community for their thoughts on everything from programming languages to career preferences. This year, we added in new questions about artificial intelligence, ethics in coding, and more.  As in previous years, anonymized…
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Marketing (Former)
company January 5, 2018

El estado de Stack Overflow en español: Diciembre 2017

Este mes terminamos un año realmente tremendo.  Vimos la graduación de nuestro sitio en el 2017 al igual que la inauguración de nuestros moderadores oficiales.  Vimos también un crecimiento satisfactorio de nuestras preguntas por día y de nuestra membresía. Estamos muy emocionados por lo que vamos a poder realizar este año siendo que terminamos bien…
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Manager, Community Management Team - Former
company December 27, 2017

Stack Overflow Gives Back 2017

One of the most lasting gestures of philanthropy is when folks give so generously of their time and hard-earned knowledge so that others may benefit from their efforts. 2017 marked the year we saw Stack Overflow surpass 15 million questions and almost 4 million more across the network. But this year also marked another milestone…
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Director of Community Development (former)
company December 4, 2017

How We’re Designing Channels

This post refers to “Channels”, a product which is now called “Teams.” This post is part of a series on how we’re making Channels, the thinking behind the product, and insight into the process. We’ve got smart people working on smart solutions, and continue looking to the community and alpha/beta testers as we iterate toward launch. Read…
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Product Creative Director (former)
company November 9, 2017

Why Channels?

This post refers to “Channels”, a product which is now called “Teams.” As we continue to work on Channels, we wanted to share with you our vision, the thinking behind the product and its intricacies, and insight into the process behind developing it. Not all product problems have been solved, and we hope that we can…
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Product Manager (former)
code-for-a-living September 29, 2017

Making Remote Work: Behind the Scenes at Stack Overflow

The logistics of Stack Overflow’s remote-first philosophy By now you’ve probably heard about Stack Overflow’s commitment to making remote work, well… work. If not, you can read about it here, here, and a whole page of links here. Seriously, we care about it a LOT. At Stack Overflow we want to hire the best person…
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Operations Manager (former)
Stack Overflow Bot
community September 25, 2017

How You Can Use the New Stack Overflow Bot from Microsoft

As Joel often says, “developers are writing the script for the future,” and that is definitely the case when it comes to AI. The knowledge shared on Stack Overflow includes an ever-growing pool on AI and related topics such as machine learning, natural language processing and deep learning. From C to Lisp to Java to…
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President and Chief Technology Officer (former)
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)
company August 7, 2017

El estado de Stack Overflow en español: Julio 2017

Empieza el mes de agosto y esto quiere decir que podemos compartir algunos datos del mes pasado para ver cómo nos fue. Les presento lo siguiente. Las 5 preguntas más visitadas del mes: ¿Qué significa un ampersand en la declaración de una función? – 339 visitas ¿Cómo solucionar errores en los enlaces? – 252 visitas Verificar número…
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Manager, Community Management Team - Former
company August 1, 2017

¡Felicidades a nuestros 3 moderadores oficiales!

Es realmente increíble para mi el poder ver a este sitio lanzado, graduado, y ahora con sus moderadores. Hemos esperado desde el 2013 para tener nuestra comunidad y ahora aquí estamos, listos para continuar con mucha energía y entusiasmo. Me da un gran placer de poder felicitar a los ganadores de las elecciones, nuestros nuevos…
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Manager, Community Management Team - Former