Daniel Mery has quite a bit of experience with the GNU/Linux world and free software. He is an experienced developer, and also a member and community manager of HackMadrid%27, a community that counts almost 4000 members, all passionate about the … Read more
In the dynamic world of software development, the significance of communities for developers cannot be overstated. These digital spaces serve as vibrant hubs where programmers, coders, and tech enthusiasts unite to exchange knowledge, inspire innovation, and build lasting connections. But beyond the lines of code and the algorithms, developer communities represent a profound cultural force that shapes the very essence of a developer's life.
Communities are the heartbeat of learning, where novices find mentors and experts challenge their limits. They are the launchpads for careers, offering networking opportunities that can turn aspirations into realities. Communities are also the wellspring of solutions, where developers seek help, share wisdom, and collaborate on projects. They are where feedback is transformed into software improvements, and where knowledge finds its home.
Yet, perhaps the most remarkable aspect of developer communities is their power to amplify diversity. In these inclusive spaces, gender, nationality, or experience level fade into insignificance. What matters is the shared passion for technology and the collective mission to push the boundaries of what's possible. Developer communities, in essence, breathe life into code, nurturing the creators, innovators, and visionaries who continually shape the digital landscape. They are where developers become more than just code crafters; they become a part of a global tapestry of shared ambition, dreams, and progress.
Every day we are bombarded with content: emails, newsletters, social media posts, blog posts. The question is, how to create tech community content that stands out in this context? Imagine what could happen if your community's content appeared in … Read more
Andrea Sacchi is a rare example of a developer with a nice background in design - she studied design and development of interactive environments, as well as 3D arts and video game design. Today, she enjoys developing mobile and virtual reality … Read more
Developer communities and the people who help make them happy are a critical part of the growth and progress of computer software and the careers of developers. We recently spoke to Kristina Schneider. She's co-founder and chief of product at Cobot, … Read more
In 2013 Lizzie Dyson and Georgie Bottomley, both UX (User Experience) professionals, loved their jobs but there was always a doubt about where the other women in the industry were. They noticed that across the industry there was a real … Read more
We recently had the opportunity to meet with Tim Messerschmidt in Berlin, who works in Developer Relations at Google. Tim oversees DACH, UK, and Russia as Lead on Google’s Developer Relations team. He also runs the Operations team that supports … Read more
Massimo Sarti is a business agility coach and trainer, focused on helping individuals, teams and businesses to adopt new ways of working on realising business value. He has a strong technical background, having worked for over … Read more
One of the typical new year wishes from Community Managers is to finally find the best tools to organize and arrange their community. There aren’t magic bullets, and usually Community Managers rely too much on what it can be called “natural … Read more
Iván López is a software engineer and systems administrator with 14 years of experience. He is a member of the Grails and Micronaut teams at Object Computing Inc (OCI). Eight years ago, Iván discovered Grails. Since then, he has been developing … Read more
Introduction Technology has the power to meet everyone's needs. It enables us to reach many people all over the world without travelling, and with minimal effort, or we can find and share lots of educational materials online. It would be … Read more
Buffer is a social media management platform that enables people and brands to plan, collaborate, and publish content that drives meaningful engagement and growth for their brand. Well known among remote workers, Buffer is one of those companies … Read more
Tech company Postman is an example of how engaged users can not only be customers and service users but part of a bigger community of people dedicated to continually approve and drive the company's products forward. The only complete API … Read more
At Codemotion, we're big fans of developer communities and community management. We support community-led side events at our conferences and we've created an events portal where anyone can post an upcoming event. But at a time when a lot of events … Read more
Fiorella de Luca is community leader of the PyRoma community. She began as a participant and later coach and organizer for the Italian Django Girls community. She also took part in the Google Summer of Code 2017 with the OpenWISP community, and was a … Read more
Managing a community of developers includes a lot of things, from writing articles to promoting a new feature or release, to making sure all members feel comfortable and safe. But what happens when we are trying to improve our social presence? Are we … Read more
Managing a community is far from easy. However, there are a lot of useful tools for community managers that may be helpful. Among the many opportunities offered by Codemotion, our Community Platform is one of the most interesting and useful aspects … Read more
Whether your role is called Developer Relations, Community Manager or Developer Experience or Something Evangelist, it’s a role that involves getting showcasing and celebrating the best of a brand while supporting empower the devs that use your … Read more
Fabio Tiriticco is a software engineer, conference speaker and community leader of Reactive Amsterdam (check its page on Codemotion's platform). While building his own startup, Fabio fell in love – with Akka, Scala and Reactive systems, so much so … Read more
Every developer knows how hard it is to keep up with new technologies. Tools and practices are moving at breakneck speed, it’s impossible to stay afloat by reading newsletters, tutorials and forums staring at a screen after a tiring day at work. … Read more
Milan is a hotbed of community groups, building developing schools in English and Italian. We spoke to some of those involved to find out about the challenges, opportunities, and what insights they have to share with others interested in starting … Read more