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 December 11, 2020

The Overflow #51: Finish your hobby project

Welcome to ISSUE #51 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. We have a bevy of beautiful links: getting to the finish line on hobby projects, the difference between modern motherboards, and the history of games on the internet. From the blog…
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newsletter December 4, 2020

The Overflow #50: A CS degree from Big Tech

Welcome to ISSUE #50 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. We lined up a whole bunch of goodies for our big five-oh: how to write a great resume from a hiring manager who reads hundreds each year, the etiquette of pull…
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newsletter November 30, 2020

The Overflow #49: Container orchestration explained

Welcome to ISSUE #49 of the Overflow! Seven sevens, quite a lucky set of numbers in many cultures. This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week: in space, no one can hear you seg fault, setting a clock made of atoms, and the surprising…
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newsletter November 20, 2020

The Overflow #48: Coding as an RPG

Welcome to ISSUE #48 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week: Turning a coding career into an RPG, the workflow for game database content, and how you can still open source a project in a big corporation. From the blog…
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newsletter November 13, 2020

The Overflow #47: How to lead with clarity and empathy in the remote world

Welcome to ISSUE #47 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week: seamless interoperability between PHP and .NET applications, Stackers on leading remotely, and what exactly is inverse probability? From the blog What’s so great about Go? stackoverflow.blogWe explore the traits that…
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newsletter November 6, 2020

The Overflow #46: What does it mean to be a product-led company

Welcome to ISSUE #46 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week: Our CEO looks back on his first year at Stack Overflow, spiders teach us some math, and the release of React App 4.0. Enjoy! From the blog Communities and…
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newsletter October 23, 2020

The Overflow #44: Machine learning in production

Welcome to ISSUE #44 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week, get in the fast lane and start pooling your database connections, make a CPU out of electronic components drawn by hand on paper, and learn to toggle multiple property…
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newsletter October 16, 2020

The Overflow #43: Simulated keyboards

Welcome to ISSUE #43 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week, we’re coding for the long game, learning the difference between cats and not cats, and translating our favorite JRPGs into English. From the blog Play the long game when…
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newsletter October 9, 2020

The Overflow #42: Bugs vs. corruption

Welcome to ISSUE #42 of the Overflow: Spooktober Edition! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week: how we’re using our own products, the difference between bugs and corruption, and how Flash games changed the video game industry. From the blog How Stackers ditched the…
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newsletter October 2, 2020

The Overflow #41: Satisfied with your own code

Welcome to ISSUE #41 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week is pumpkin-spiced so your code can easily fall into your commits. We’ve got bushels of goodies this week: what our chief product and technology officer learned from hiring hundreds…