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 November 12, 2021

The Overflow #99: These principles are still SOLID

Welcome to ISSUE #99 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: big problems for people who can’t solve small problems, the nerdiest argument over a Dungeons and Dragons roll, and using the golden ratio in user interface design. From the…
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newsletter October 29, 2021

The Overflow #97: Code quality is everyone’s concern

Welcome to ISSUE #97 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: why hooks changed the React game, how to preview a short link without clicking through, and politicians who think viewing source is being a hacker. From the blog Code quality:…
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newsletter October 22, 2021

The Overflow #96: A database built for a firehose

Welcome to ISSUE #96 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: what drives growth in cybersecurity questions on Stack Overflow, teaching an AI to bid on properties in Monopoly, and every talk from Jamstack Conf 2021 in one handy playlist.…
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newsletter October 8, 2021

The Overflow #94: Automate away boring standups

Welcome to ISSUE #94 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: how our joke keyboard became real, how we see the light from distant stars, and why any productivity software will eventually be used to play games. From the blog…
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newsletter September 17, 2021

The Overflow #91: Observability is the future (of your DevOps career)

Welcome to ISSUE #91 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: scaling front-end design with a system, helping fighter jets score hits with radar, and ignoring the front-end development scene without missing a beat. From the blog Scaling front end…
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newsletter September 10, 2021

The Overflow #90: A patent on a time machine

Welcome to ISSUE #90 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 surveyed cloud adoption during the pandemic, what to do if your 40 hours a week job needs 80 hours, and why hyperlinks are blue. From the blog Pandemic…
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newsletter September 3, 2021

The Overflow #89: Passwords are dead!

Welcome to ISSUE #89 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: visualize your engineering failures, connect to two ISPs at once, and theme your app in Flutter. From the blog You’re living in the Metaverse, you just don’t know it…