The Overflow #86: Dev Survey Results!

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Welcome to ISSUE #86 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: the Dev Survey results, why we describe technology in terms of a stack, and test-driven development in React Native.

From the blog

The 2021 Developer Survey results are here!
Our data reveals some fascinating trends around developers’ attitudes towards education, remote work, and web frameworks.

Podcast 364: What the blast radius when your database goes down?
From Oracle to AWS to MongoDB, Mark Porter has played a pivotal role in the history and development of software databases.

A message from our CEO: Communities are a catalyst for technology development
Our Prosus deal has closed, our 2021 Dev Survey is live, and we want to share our plans for the rest off this year.

What’s New in MongoDB 5.0 Webinar promotion
MongoDB 5.0 is generally available and ready for production applications. Join us to learn about native support for time series workloads, future-proofing your apps with the Versioned API & Live Resharding, and end-to-end multi-cloud encryption.

Interesting questions

What makes the stack concept useful in embedded programming?
This is one of those Stack Overflow answers that ended up producing a marvelous, lengthy essay.

What are the benefits and obligations of joining the Federation?
First off, we’re gonna need to see your warp drive.

What are the classical ciphers every cryptographer should recognize?
Are you familiar with the Caesar, the Playfair, and The Hill?

The push for a “PBS for the internet”
Could a non-profit, publicly funded media be possible? And perhaps more importantly, would it succeed?

Knights of the Flexbox Table
Hear ye, hear ye! If you want to get better at Flexbox and Tailwind CSS, look no further than this game!

Testing React Native apps
“If we want to be serious about quality, it is time to get tired of finding bugs and start preventing them from happening in the first place.” Here’s a great primer on test-driven development in React Native!

Aligning a button label vertically
It’s 2021, and we’re still talking about centering things in CSS!

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