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Developer Avocados 🥑 Weekly
📺 What It Takes to Lead DevRel Teams
Cassidy Williams discussed her path into developer relations, including leading it at multiple companies and how it factors into her current role as CTO.
📻 Suddenly Unemployed
Erin Mikail Staples, Jarek Jarzebowski and PJ Metz, talked about the knock-on effects we can expect from large-scale layoffs or re-orgs leading to many folks in DevRel being suddenly unemployed.
📖 Building a developer ecosystem in Africa
Marijan Cipcic shared experiences from running meetup tours across Africa, for everyone looking to grow their tech communities and initiatives.
📖 What are the main challenges for developer programs?
Viktorija Ignataviciute take a look at some of the key findings from SlashData's past surveys, complemented by expert insights from their members.
📖 This is the time to be unpredictable and human
Chris Heilmann shared the experience of writing AI assited content for SEO purposes, and advocates for writing blog posts for humans instead.
📖 Are you building an audience or a community?
Deb Schell encourages you to consider hosting a community istead of gathering a social media following.
📖 Open Source will make you better at Community
Amanda Martin shared five reasons why joining an Open Source community will help you grow as a community professional.
📚 CFPs 📚
Deadline: April 11, 2023
Location: Mount Pocono, PA, USA
Date: November 7-10, 2023
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🧇 API The Docs Amsterdam
Deadline: April 15, 2023
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date: June 6-7, 2023
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Deadline: April 30, 2023
Location: Leeds, UK
Date: October 18-19, 2023
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