newsletter May 22, 2020

The Overflow #22: The power of sharing

May 2020 Welcome to ISSUE #22 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. We’re pondering the benefits of sharing your work, pushing the limits of children’s names, and praising accessibility in the time of Covid-19. From the blog Ensuring…
He's about to steal some code and write a game changing application.
code-for-a-living May 20, 2020

Good coders borrow, great coders steal

Copying and pasting can be dangerous, but then again, so can many aspects of software development when done incautiously. In this post, I’ll take a look at what code copying actually means for software development, what good code theft means, and the pitfalls of copying badly.
code-for-a-living May 15, 2020

The Overflow #21: The way forward

May 2020 Welcome to ISSUE #21 of The Overflow! Cheers! Have a beverage with our newsletter by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. Behold! Discussing privacy concerns in contract tracing apps, a lonely sample size of one, and email sender reputation. From the blog A…
code-for-a-living May 11, 2020

Dev Around the Sun: Community and caring in lonely times

#DevAroundTheSun is a group of technologists, from all backgrounds, with one singular goal: To raise awareness and funds for the treatment and prevention of COVID-19 related illness through interactive collaboration and learning within the technology community. The conference will be for 24 hours starting at 12:00pm UTC on May 12th.
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Director of Product, Community
code-for-a-living May 8, 2020

The Overflow #20: Sharpen your skills

May 2020 Welcome to ISSUE #20 of The Overflow! That feels like a milestone to us, and we’re gonna celebrate by giving you a newsletter by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. We’re skilling up, putting breadcrumbs down, and virtually speaking out. From the blog…
company May 7, 2020

A message from our CEO: The Way Forward

This is a key moment in our company’s history, as the whole world is dealing with significant uncertainty. Know that you are not alone. We are facing this situation together. Our goal is to stay focused on living our core values and actively connect with teammates, our community, and our customers.
so-for-teams May 6, 2020

Introducing Collections on Stack Overflow for Teams

We're introducing a new feature to the Business tier of SO for Team: Collections. Collections allow you to group together a set of similar questions, helping to create an even better knowledge sharing experience. Questions can be arranged within a Collection so that users follow them in a specific order or not. It’s up to you.
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Sr. Product Marketing Manager
code-for-a-living May 4, 2020

Learning to work asynchronously takes time

Whether you have worked in a traditional office or work remotely, software development has always had an asynchronous nature to it. But now that almost all of us are working remotely, it’s important to define exactly what it means to work asynchronously and look at some specific tips for folks that are new to it.…