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5:49 AM
Ben Popper on January 21, 2020

This week we chat with our CEO, Prashanth Chandrasekar, about the milestones our community achieved in 2019 and what we have planned for 2020.

Three months ago, we interviewed Prashanth during his first week on the job. Now, with a full quarter of work under his belt, our new CEO reflects on what we accomplished over the last decade and lays out his vision for where Stack Overflow, as a company and community, will be heading over the next year and beyond.

Paul explains why engineers prefer to give blunt feedback, even in a public setting, and why that approach makes sense for someone working on mission critical software systems. …

10 hours later…
3:22 PM
Any good approach on removing image caption text from get_the_excerpt(). Caption text should not be included. Can obviously create a custom get excerpt function but do I really have to!
3:39 PM
Are image captions part of a shortcode / could you use strip_shortcodes()?
4:00 PM
I think they were before Gutenberg!
4:20 PM
Weird, I can't even get the image block / image block caption to show up with the excerpt functions.
4:40 PM
Prashanth Chandrasekar on January 21, 2020

As we enter a new decade, there are tremendous forces converging—cloud computing, big data, AI, ML, and an increasingly diverse group of young coders from around the world. Every day, millions of developers visit Stack Overflow to find information they need as they push these exciting new technologies forward. There has been a massive shift since my days as a computer engineering graduate. I was fascinated by the power of languages like Perl, but had only my teachers, classmates, and a few small web forums and mailing lists as a community to support my learning. The numbers below really put into perspective the impact that our community generates and the opportunities that lie ahead: …


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