The Overflow #116: Stop aggregating away the signal in your data

Welcome to ISSUE #116 of The Overflow! This article is by builders, for builders, written and curated by the Stack Overflow staff and Cassidy Williams. This week: how you can cease aggregating away the sign in your information, the hipster programming paradigm, and the junior software program engineer making all the structure choices at their startup (are they working exhausting sufficient?).

From the weblog

Stop aggregating away the signal in your data stackoverflow.weblog
By aggregating our information in an effort to simplify it, we lose the sign and the context we have to make sense of what we’re seeing.

Twilio launches Collective on Stack Overflow stackoverflow.weblog
Greater than 10 million builders use Twilio’s platform so as to add buyer engagement options to their services and products. Now there’s a straightforward technique to discover useful content material and join with consultants from Twilio and the Stack Overflow group when you’ve gotten questions.

Is functional programming the hipster programming paradigm? (Ep. 418) stackoverflow.weblog
The house staff discusses purposeful programming and the place it bought its fame as “the mustachioed hipster of programming paradigms.”

Pusher + Flutter together at last: Realtime features and notifications for Flutter apps promotion
FlutterDevs rejoice! Pusher has launched official SDKs for including realtime communication capabilities to your Flutter apps. Try the brand new fast begin guides to begin constructing cross-platform realtime.

Fascinating questions

Am I being taken advantage of? office.stackexchange.com
First, determine what your priorities are.

How do I check the build status of a Jenkins build from the command line? serverfault.com
“I couldn’t discover a built-in device, so I made one.”

Have any cryptographic breaks been executed in the real world since World War II? crypto.stackexchange.com
What’s crackin’? Cryptographically, loads.

What evolutionary pressures would lead to gnomes? worldbuilding.stackexchange.com
Not even Gnome Chomsky may sort out this one.

Why Vim www.jakeworth.com
Vim, famously troublesome to exit, has caught round for a very long time. Why do folks adore it a lot?

A new year, a new MDN hacks.mozilla.org
MDN is residence to over 40,000 articles accessed by builders everywhere in the world. Try their new feel and look.

How many re-renders is too many? alexsidorenko.com
When do you have to optimize your parts? It is a nice explainer on the topic.

IE down, edge up… global browser usage stats are for cocktail parties and conference slides css-tricks.com
“Please don’t make choices about what to help and never help based mostly on world statistics.”

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