The collaboration between Stack Overflow and OpenAI was announced on May 6, 2024. The partnership gives OpenAI API access (via OverflowAPI) to Stack Overflow and its knowledge platform of technical content. It aims to bring the expertise of Stack Overflow with the capabilities of OpenAI's LLM models for AI development.

Key points

  • OpenAI will leverage Stack Overflow’s OverflowAPI product to enhance model performance for developers,

    incorporating feedback from the developer community on Stack Overflow

  • Stack Overflow will integrate OpenAI models into their OverflowAI development and use insights from internal testing to optimize the performance of OpenAI models

  • The partnership is aimed at creating mutual growth and enhancing user and developer experiences on both platforms.

"Learning from as many languages, cultures, subjects, and industries as possible ensures that our models can serve everyone. The developer community is particularly important to both of us. Our deep partnership with Stack Overflow will help us enhance the user and developer experience on both our platforms.” Brad Lightcap, COO at OpenAI

This partnership with OpenAI marks a significant step towards leveraging AI to empower our community with even greater resources and capabilities.


12th May 2024


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