Wait, wait, I know what you're thinking - This is comparing apples to oranges - but bare with me for a minute.
In Dev, we get to write articles - in Stackoverflow, we write questions and answers.
In Dev, we have hearts and unicorns - in Stackoverflow we have down votes.
In Dev, discussion is encouraged - in Stackoverflow, comments aren't for discussion. You'll get banished to the chat.
In Dev, we can write (almost) anything we want - in Stackoverflow, your post gets closed as off topic and deleted.
In Dev, human interaction is encouraged - in Stackoverflow, words like "Thanks" and "Good day" in your post are considered as noise.
In Dev, the community is all about the developers - in Stackoverflow, we are only here for the questions and answers.
In Dev, every person is considered equal - in Stackoverflow, We're keeping score.
In Dev, we're here to write, read, communicate and share ideas - in Stackoverflow, we're here to solve problems.
This post was inspired by a sketch of one of my personal all times favorites comedians - George Carlin. I know I'm not half as funny as he was, but I hope I did make you smile.