David Gibson

David is a Senior Data Scientist on Stack Overflow's Data Team. Prior to that he was an Analyst on the Marketing team. He is responsible for all things data and prides himself on bridging the gap between business and data science. Stay tuned, more data stories to come...
company June 22, 2022

Asked and answered: the results for the 2022 Developer survey are here!

The state of software development is...
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community May 12, 2022

An unfiltered look back at April Fools’ 2022

As with any good joke, the most important part is the resulting data.
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We asked developers how they prioritize wellness at work
stackoverflowknows May 9, 2022

New data: Do developers (and their employers) care about their wellness?

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, we wanted to see what developers are doing to decrease that stress and prioritize their own wellness. Earlier this year, we surveyed over 800 developers to see if they are happy at work and what they are doing to maintain or improve mental health.
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stackoverflowknows March 17, 2022

New data: What makes developers happy at work

Turns out developers and plants need mostly the same things.
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stackoverflowknows January 19, 2022

Here’s how Stack Overflow users responded to Log4Shell, the Log4j vulnerability affecting almost everyone

When the Log4j security issue was disclosed, developers came looking for answers. We took a look at our site data around it.
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stackoverflowknows December 7, 2021

New data: What developers look for in future job opportunities

How do you attract technical talent? What do developers care about when they evaluate new opportunities? We surveyed over 500 developers and the findings might surprise you.
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