Here at Stack Overflow, we recently held our first Community-a-thon event. We wanted our employees to learn more about the SE network and how it feels to use it so they can get a better sense of what it's like to be a user here.
Roberta Arcoverde, tech lead for Stack Overflow Teams, provides a deep dive into the decisions that shaped the architecture of Articles, an entirely new content type.
A new tool for bringing your organization's essential knowledge together in an easy-to-search platform.
The React community grew organically thanks to its instant popularity. Here's how the folks shepherding that community ensure that everyone who wants to contribute is welcome to.
It can be intimidating to start contributing to an open source project. But with a little research and planning, you can be a valuable part of your favorite open source software.
This is my third in a series of quarterly CEO blog posts. I'm excited to share some very positive updates.
We love to learn about what moves developers and technical workers. That’s why each year, we ask the tech community about their jobs, their tools, and their aspirations. We also love open source, so since 2011, we’ve made the raw data set available for you to explore! We’re happy to announce that this year’s raw…
On Wednesday, July 15th, a bitcoin scam hit Twitter. Celebrities such as Elon Musk, Barack Obama, and Bill Gates appeared to tweet out a message that promised to return double the amount of bitcoin sent to a specific wallet. It wasn’t a spontaneous and simultaneous act of generosity, it was a scam. At this point,…
This quarter, we tried something new for the Community Team roadmap and worked through every idea the community team had in an initial planning session. Here's what made the cut for Q3.
Traditionally, linters make sure your code is clean and easy for teammates to read. They check for errors, bugs, style, and more. While they are more prevalent in dynamic/interpreted languages, they are not limited to them. Getting code as tidy as possible is the goal, but linters can also take some time getting used to, be a distraction, and might even be impossible to introduce to old, large code bases. We look at why they might still be worth your time.
As a 2nd year medical student, I was beginning an intense period of independent study for our first licensing exam (Step 1) when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in April. Studying for this test meant that I had less structured time for volunteering, so I wanted to find a way to contribute to the pandemic effort…