🎓 LEARN DEV ADVOCACY 🎓
This video is one of DevRelCon Tokyo 2017.https://tokyo-2017.devrel.net
Since joining Microsoft I’ve gotten a lot of questions about Developer Advocacy so I’d like to take a moment to explain what it is and why it’s important.
by Wassim Chegham What the heck is a Developer Advocate?TL;DR: A developer advocate is a developer’s best friend!Photo by Helena Lopes on UnsplashFor the past three years or so, I have been dedicating my professional time and a huge amount of my personal time to help
Developer advocacy often gets described in terms of common tasks:
* Writing content
* Developing code samples
* Inspiring developers to build
* Collecting feedback and sharing it
A few of high profile speakers in conferences and big companies have the designation "Developer...
What does a developer advocate do exactly? Why do companies hire them?
Developer advocates are developers of a framework/platform who communicate the features and updates in the platform, and build tools for developers.
Answer: Many tech companies have Developer Advocate positions. In general, a Developer Advocate is a software-focused technical person who has good communication and community-building skills. The responsibilities of the role typically are some or all of the following:
1) Acting as a steward o...
Read this post to find out about how Ahmad and his friends helped other developers throughout 2017 and more. Ahmad is a full-time open source developer whose software projects are used by the likes of engineers at Google, Facebook, Netflix, etc. In this post he shares his meetups, software apprentices, and news about dev-advocacy.
“Developer Advocacy has many names. You may have heard it referred to as Developer Relations or Evangelism, and while these roles vary company to company, we all essentially do the same thing — We …
15 developer advocates talk about what their jobs entail and how they landed them.
Naming things is hard. I've talked before about the term 'evangelism' and my ...
You've been in engineering for a number of years. Is now the time to make the switch to developer advocacy or should you stay in engineering?
Musings about frontend code, accessibility, web development consulting, and life.
The developer relations role is growing in popularity. But getting there can be a windy path. People who have made the journey offer advice to aspiring evangelists.
Originally published in April 2021, but still feels relevant Much to my own surprise, a number of...