Issue #23 is here with more women developers than 2 years ago, the DevRel path to success, what developer advocates do and more! Enjoy the latest updates from DevRelX.
[Tweet-style Insight] Out of all software developers, 20% are women
We crunched some numbers to see what percentage of software developers are women. The answer, according to our latest survey data (3-days old fresh!) is that the answer is 20%. Should it be a bigger percentage? It should. If we consider that this number was 9% 2 years ago, looks like we at least are headed in the right direction. See the tweet with the % growth➝
What developer marketing/relations people do all day?
Our short (±8-minute) Developer Program Leaders Survey is still on. It asks and then answers questions about regional strategies, resources offered, headcount, budget and developer lifetime value. The goal is always the same for the DPL community: experiences and best practices on achieving the highest Return on Investment from your developer programs. Take the survey➝
So you want to be a Developer Advocate? | Video
Maricris Bonzo keeps getting asked what's it like to be a developer advocate and how someone can switch to this career path. So she made a video about it. Watch the video➝
Why technical writers may already be content designers
Cara Viktorov shares her five critical things that content designers do on a regular basis, for the technical writers who wonder if they’re qualified to take on content design projects, or if thinking about switching careers to content design. Read the full article➝
The DevRel Path To Success: Awareness, Enablement, Engagement Mary Thengvall writes about splitting up the work within a Developer Relations team and on having a clear framework with which to divide the responsibilities and focus. Read the full article➝
My Journey into Developer Relations
Brandon Roberts shares his journey from software development to developer relations which started after he contributed to open source software (OSS) through the NgRx project. Read the full article➝