Cassidy Williams

Hi there! My name is Cassidy and I'm a Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify and co-curator of The Overflow! I love building mechanical keyboards in my free time.
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newsletter January 21, 2022

The Overflow #109: Developers and the Great Resignation

Welcome to ISSUE #109 of The Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams. This week: what the Great Resignation means for developers, the team helping underserved communities build their own LTE networks, and why Canon is telling customers how to defeat its DRM. From…
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newsletter January 14, 2022

The Overflow #108: Determining dependencies and phantom braking

Welcome to ISSUE #108 of The Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams. This week: UX headaches, the clear downsides of phantom braking, and testing with real dependencies instead of mockup or fakes.  From the blog Favor real dependencies for unit testing stackoverflow.blogWhich dependencies should…
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newsletter December 24, 2021

The Overflow #105: An oral history of Stack Overflow

Welcome to ISSUE #105 of The Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams. This week: Hat season on Stack Exchange, an oral history of Stack Overflow to mark our 400th (!) podcast episode, and how to build a high-velocity DevOps culture. From the blog…
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newsletter December 17, 2021

The Overflow #104: Fixing bugs to set a world record

Welcome to ISSUE #104 of The Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams. This week: Fixing bugs to set a world record, the tools making vision AI more accessible, open-source code security, and what developers really want in a job. From the blog Smashing…
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newsletter November 26, 2021

The Overflow #101: Invest in your favorite developer

Welcome to ISSUE #101 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: QA for deep learning pipelines, getting efficient with summation formulas, and finding the point where a table is too big. From the blog Building a QA process for your…
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newsletter November 19, 2021

The Overflow #100! Web3! .NET 6! We love numbers!

Welcome to ISSUE #100 of The Overflow! We think that’s a pretty big deal, but everyone using binary isn’t as impressed. This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week: systematizing the interface design for 3D spaces, a quirk of document.all that shows up when…
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newsletter November 12, 2021

The Overflow #99: These principles are still SOLID

Welcome to ISSUE #99 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: big problems for people who can’t solve small problems, the nerdiest argument over a Dungeons and Dragons roll, and using the golden ratio in user interface design. From the…