Issue #14 is here with fresh and free developer insights, scaling communities, metrics and more! Enjoy the latest updates from DevRelX.
Hot off the press: State of the Developer Nation 19th Edition
While we should maintain a physical distance, the distance between us and the understanding of developers is shortened with the insights published in each new State of The Developer Nation. The 19th edition, our latest addition to the insights offered to the community is hot off the press and summarizes the responses from 17,000 developers from 159 countries to bring you answers to these questions:
What are developers’ extra needs due to COVID-19?
Who is into DevOps?
Which are the top programming languages?
What do developers value in Open Source?
Why do developers adopt or reject cloud technologies?
Last chance to have your say! Developer Program Leaders Survey
What makes a developer program successful? Especially within a pandemic?
This is the question we will answer through our Developer Program Leaders survey. Using its results, you can make the most informed decisions, backed by real data. We will also find out how COVID-19 has impacted the resources offered to developers. Before that, we need your input. Takes just a few minutes. Start here➝
4 Baby Steps to getting started with metrics Jason St-Cyr shares how he started using metrics in DevRel from scratch. An essential read for anyone who finds metrics challenging. Read the full article here➝
Hosting my first ever Developer Bootcamp in Microsoft Teams: A retrospect Rabia Williams shares what went well and what needs improvement after hosting a Developer Bootcamp virtually through Microsoft Teams. Read the full article here➝
Ok but can you *really* scale community? Now that community is such a buzzword. Everyone wants it and they want it quickly. We have more levers than ever, and they work. But when you growth hack with incentives, what you gain in volume, you erode in authenticity. An interview with Laura Nestler of Duolingo. Read the full article here➝
Virtual events: 10 best practices and tips for speakers
Copying your old presentations for our new virtual world won't cut it. To connect with online audiences in meaningful ways, consider these best practices for virtual event speakers Read the full article here➝