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Stack Overflow Alternatives

Stack Overflow is described as 'part of Stack Exchange, is a free, community-driven, reputation-based Q & A site for computer programmers. No membership is required to ask questions or provide answers to questions by others' and is a very popular Q&A service in the education & reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Stack Overflow for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, Self-Hosted solutions, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Quora, which is free. Other great apps like Stack Overflow are Codidact, Question2Answer, Scoold and PeerQ.

Stack Overflow alternatives are mainly Q&A Services but may also be Team Collaboration Tools or Social Networks. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Stack Overflow.
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    Quora

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Quora.com is a question/answer service allowing users to pose questions that other users can answer, each question and answer can have comments, each users can write one individual answer and there can be a summary answer.

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    Most users think Quora is a great alternative to Stack Overflow.

    Because you NEED an account to use the site.

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    Largest moderation and user community (as of Sept 2019)

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  2. Ever had a question? Ever had an answer? Ever had knowledge to share? We believe that coming together to inquire and learn, to share knowledge and to teach each other, makes the world a better place.

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    Codidact implements features that are impossible on Stack Overflow, based on what the community needs. The community is central on Codidact and the platform is open-source, so you can use Codidact's network or set up your own if you want to run things differently.

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    dataculi

    Other than Quora, it's like the only one on this list that actually plays the same role Stack Overflow plays. It's a reputation-based question and answer site (or collection of sites/communities) organized around a central topic

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    Question2Answer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • MySQL Community Edition
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP

    A Q&A site helps an online community to share knowledge. No matter what your area of interest, people with questions can get super answers fast. Question2Answer is a popular Q&A solution.

    ⚫︎ LightweightQuestion2Answer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Most users think Question2Answer is a great alternative to Stack Overflow.

    thats the best alternative... and you can freely install this system on your web

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  4. Scoold is inspired by StackOverflow and implements most of its features. You can ask and answer questions, upvote and downvote posts, earn badges and reputation. Each edit creates an new revision, making it easy to follow the history of edits. Scoold is optimized for the cloud.

    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingScoold supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchScoold lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    ⚫︎ LightweightScoold consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeScoold supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Scoold vs Stack Overflow opinions
    Most users think Scoold is a great alternative to Stack Overflow.

    you have to download it...

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    PeerQ

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    PeerQ is a Quora like monetized knowledge sharing platform that can be used for asking questions, providing answers, offering bounties and completing tasks to earn BitCash cryptocurrency.

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    QueryHome

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    QueryHome is a Knowledge Social Network for people to come together and ask technical doubts and contribute by answering questions, solving doubts and writing articles.

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    Talkyard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Create a forum for your co-workers, students, volunteers, contributors, users, and community.

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    Tesse

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Tesse is an expert search engine which allows you to search and connect with global experts by a keyword of skills or expertise.

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    AllAnswered

    • Mac
    • Windows
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    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    AllAnswered provides an all-in-one knowledge management system including an advanced Wiki and Questions & Answers (Q&As) with built-in workflow and knowledge life-cycle management to keep your knowledge base up-to-date.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in AllAnswered simultaneously.
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    Organize knowledge by communities
  10. If you are a person with good knowledge just drop your answer to the questions. Share the knowledge. We are here to help the world by sharing knowledge. Join our wonderful community. Now Answeree is offering a reward program to its qualified members as a bonus.

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