The Overflow

A newsletter by developers, for developers, curated by Cassidy Williams and the Stack Overflow team. Every week, we’ll share a collection of great questions from our community, news and articles from our blog, and awesome links from around the web.

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newsletter January 21, 2022

The Overflow #109: Developers and the Great Resignation

Welcome to ISSUE #109 of The Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams. This week: what the Great Resignation means for developers, the team helping underserved communities build their own LTE networks, and why Canon is telling customers how to defeat its DRM. From…
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newsletter January 14, 2022

The Overflow #108: Determining dependencies and phantom braking

Welcome to ISSUE #108 of The Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams. This week: UX headaches, the clear downsides of phantom braking, and testing with real dependencies instead of mockup or fakes.  From the blog Favor real dependencies for unit testing stackoverflow.blogWhich dependencies should…
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newsletter December 24, 2021

The Overflow #105: An oral history of Stack Overflow

Welcome to ISSUE #105 of The Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams. This week: Hat season on Stack Exchange, an oral history of Stack Overflow to mark our 400th (!) podcast episode, and how to build a high-velocity DevOps culture. From the blog…
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newsletter December 17, 2021

The Overflow #104: Fixing bugs to set a world record

Welcome to ISSUE #104 of The Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams. This week: Fixing bugs to set a world record, the tools making vision AI more accessible, open-source code security, and what developers really want in a job. From the blog Smashing…
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newsletter December 10, 2021

The Overflow #103: Does modern parenting require spyware?

Welcome to ISSUE #103 of The Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams. This week: Get your metrics straight to speed up product delivery, eat your cereals to found civilization, and dazzle ‘em with animated website entrances. From the blog The four engineering metrics…