Developing Stack Overflow on MacOS

2020-05-26 18:30:00Z

After a whole lot of months in the making we finally finished porting Stack Overflow to .NET Core 3.1 🎉! When you hit any part of Stack Overflow or the wider Stack Exchange network you’re now hitting our main application running on .NET Core behind IIS using the in-process execution model. We plan to have a whole series of blog posts about the port - the good, the bad & the ugly, but today I’m going to focus on how the move to .

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Authenticating to Google using PowerShell and OAuth

2020-01-14 13:00:00Z

At Stack we’ve written and maintain a set of scripts named “Dev-Local-Setup” that our developers and designers can use to quickly provision their local environments. They assist in installing pre-requisites (things like Chocolatey, SQL Server, VS 2019, .NET Core SDKs), pulling down repos and provisioning databases and websites used by specific teams. They’re packaged as a PowerShell module and used by a menu-driven CLI interface that makes it easy to perform those tasks quickly and efficiently.

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