Out of the Hot Seat: Reimagining Code Forums

I’ve picked up an unusual habit lately — when I am about to make a programming-related internet search, I open a private tab in my browser. What am I up to? Just trying to keep my cool. You see, StackOverflow ranks very highly on searches for programming help. If I use my regular browser to visit StackOverflow, […]

Excel’s Online Communities: Interview with Oz du Soleil

What is the purpose of Excel forums and our online communities in general? How can questions and answers be communicated more effectively? What is the future of forums? Oz du Soleil is the host of the Excel on Fire YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/WalrusCandy) and a Microsoft Excel MVP.

Excel’s Online Communities: Interview with Alex Powers

As I have been fumbling my way through learning Python, online forums and communities have fascinated me. Why are some forums strict to the point of rudeness and others nearly a yes-man free-for-all?  Are there such things as a stupid question on an online help forum? To discuss these questions and to work toward a […]