JOEL SPOLSKY AND JEFF ATWOOD – WINNER OF G-CON AWARD 2008

(SELECTED ON OCTOBER 31, 2019 G.C)

Joel Spolsky and Jeff Atwood - Stack Overflow

SHORT BIOGRAPHY


Joel Spolsky - Stack Overflow

Avram Joel Spolsky (born 1965) is a software engineer and writer. He is the author of Joel on Software, a blog on software development, and the creator of the project management software Trello. He was a Program Manager on the Microsoft Excel team between 1991 and 1994. He later founded Fog Creek Software in 2000 and launched the Joel on Software blog. In 2008, he launched the Stack Overflow programmer Q&A site in collaboration with Jeff Atwood. Using the Stack Exchange software product which powers Stack Overflow, the Stack Exchange Network now hosts over 170 Q&A sites.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Jeff Atwood - Stack Overflow

Jeff Atwood is an American software developer, author, blogger, and entrepreneur. He writes the computer programming blog Coding Horror. He co-founded the computer programming question-and-answer website Stack Overflow and co-founded Stack Exchange, which extends Stack Overflow’s question-and-answer model to subjects other than programming.

Atwood’s most recent project as of 2012 is the development of Discourse, an open source Internet discussion platform.

(Source: Wikipedia)

ACHIEVEMENTS

THEIR GREATEST CONTRIBUTION TO THE COMMUNITY OR THE WORLD


  • In 2008 G.C: Joel Spolsky and Jeff Atwood created Stack Overflow.
  • Stack Overflow is a question and answer site for professional and enthusiast programmers. It is a privately-held website, the flagship site of the Stack Exchange Network, created in 2008 by Jeff Atwood and Joel Spolsky. It features questions and answers on a wide range of topics in computer programming. (Source: Wikipedia)
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