Skilling for success: How demand for development skills is

There are hundreds of thousands of Silicon Valley caliber developers around the world. And as we all know, demand for great technical talent remains strong.

Unfortunately, many of these talented coders miss out on incredible opportunities. Sometimes both developers and companies lack information about the best match for their skills or needs.

Turing uses AI to eliminate talent sourcing, vetting,

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Great engineering cultures are built on social learning

Stack Overflow is named as a Sample Vendor in the 2022 Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Agile and DevOps for Communities of Practice. We believe this is a powerful step forward in enabling organizations of all sizes to build strong internal communities that foster collective learning.  

But before we get into too much detail, here’s why this matters…

Great engineering cultures

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The Overflow #137: The San Francisco exodus

Welcome to ISSUE #137 of The Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams. This week: building distinct metrics for developer skills, programming languages for bioaccoustics, and improving your productivity by improving your workspace.

From the blog

Automate the boring parts of your job
Turns out the robots

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Will low and no code tools ever truly disrupt tech

Nearly everyone working in tech has an opinion about low and no code tools—believe me, I asked. Whether they code or not, low/no code incites some kind of reaction. For something designed to be so simple, its existence is surprisingly complex. Over the last several months, I spoke with developers, engineers, data analysts, CEOs, designers, and marketers about the topic.

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A conversation with Spencer Kimball, creator of GIMP and


August 12, 2022

Spencer Kimball, cofounder and CEO of Cockroach Labs and co-creator of the GIMP image editor, tells Ryan and Ceora about how database technology has evolved to handle massive data volumes, how Cockroach labs came to focus on solving latency issues through serverless technology, and his “relatively gentle” transition from engineer to CEO.

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Spencer Kimball, cofounder and

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