What are Software Development communities?
The software development industry is an ever-changing beast. Every year new programming languages emerge, new technologies hit the market, and existing languages and technologies are either left behind or completely re-imagined. It’s easy to get lost in the shuffle when you’re new to the industry — your skills are too outdated to help you land a job, but they’re not modern enough to help you keep one. Software developers are always looking to learn more about their craft, but they don’t always know where to look. This list of communities is dedicated to engineers, software developers, coders, and hackers. Some are online communities dedicated to a particular technology or programming language, and some are general purpose communities or those that help developers early in their career. The communities on this list are an excellent source of inspiration, knowledge-sharing, and networking.
About Communities Tagged with "Events"
These communities have periodic rituals where they meet up in person or via video calls. Each community has their own different rituals that make it special, and participating in these events is a great way to be an active member.
Code ProjectCode Project is a community for computer programmers with articles on different topics and programming languages such as web development, software development, C++, Java, and other topics.
CodecademyWhen we started Codecademy, our goal was to give anyone in the world the ability to learn the skills they’d need to succeed in the 21st century. We set out to create a new, interactive way of learning — making it engaging, flexible, and accessible for as many people as possible. Since then, we have helped millions of people worldwide unlock modern technical skills and reach their full potential through code.
on slackYour DevOps Community. Find DevOps Jobs, Events, Articles or make connections with 19,038 members in our Slack Community
Django GirlsDjango Girls is a non-profit organization and a community that empowers and helps women to organize free, one-day programming workshops by providing tools, resources and support. We are a volunteer run organization with hundreds of people contributing to bring more amazing women into the world of technology. We are making technology more approachable by creating resources designed with empathy.
SuperHiWe make online courses that help creative people stand out. Learn how to code, design, and manage projects among our global community!
on slackHack Club is a nonprofit network of high school coding clubs and makers around the world. In the Hack Club Slack, you'll find a group of 16,000+ fabulous people to talk to, active at all hours.
Work With Indies
on discordWork With Indies is a job board and inclusive community supporting careers working for and with indie developers. We're creating a safe and central place for 1. people to find cool jobs in indie games and 2. for indie studios to find talent specifically interested in indie games, away from the crowded AAA job sites.
DevOps, SRE, & Infrastructure (DSI)
on discordDevOps, SRE, & Infrastructure, DSI, is an online community that includes anyone with a shared technical interest. The people who make up this community share a wide range of technical-related knowledge and experience in networking, databases, IT, software, security, programming, DevOps, site reliability engineering, infrastructure, systems administration, and much more. We have people here who are freelancers, entrepreneurs, and those who are employed at small companies to large companies such as Google, Facebook, Hashicorp, and Uber. We like to think that the people who work in these roles "keep the lights on". With a community, we are able to share the knowledge with others who have a desire to learn about their specific technical interests or even wanting that next fix to the project they are working on. If you have a passion for technology, this is the place to be. At DSI, our goal is to be the place with a wide range of technical-related topics and to share them with the world. Rather than just learning something and keeping it to yourself, DSI is the place to not only share it but to learn it. We strive to make people successful and to live their dream. We do that by providing information.
on discordProgrammers Palace is an open and helpful community for people of all experience levels who are interested in programming or computer science. We cover almost any topic from web-dev to mathematics in programming and cyber security.
on slackDataTalks.Club is the place to talk about data. It's a community of aspiring and professional data enthusiasts.
on discordAn artistically diverse community of creators that support, collaborate, inspire, and push each other. We regularly host creative events and activities on discord.
on discordWe're a community focused on education through application. We bring together people with an interest in Machine Learning, Data Engineering, Frontend Development, UX Design and build projects together in teams focused on shipping our products in short periods of time.
on slackVirtual Coffee is a laid-back conversation with developers twice a week. It's the conversation that keeps going in slack. It's the online events that support developers at all stages of the journey. It's the place you go to make friends. Anyone can join! Whether you're thinking about getting into tech or have been in it for decades.
Blogging for DevsBecome part of the private community for developers, indie hackers, freelancers, and tech creators growing their audience through writing online. Private community of 300+ developers you can learn from and collaborate with. Get feedback on your articles, blog, newsletter, content, or distribution plan. Join live Workshops and AMAs with experts and creators in tech you already follow. Access to the Video Vault containing weekly screencasts and past events (all captioned).
on discordBuildFaast's goal is to help web developers learn together. Compared to other coding classes, our free cohort-style courses make programming fun and easy to learn in groups. We also host weekly challenges and other activities in our Discord community.
skillShack(⚡);skillShack(⚡); is a community for software professionals looking to share the projects they are working on and get feedback. From side projects to startups! We allow submission of GitHub Repos, links to your website/platform, a video URL showcasing your product for you to fully showcase what you are working on!
on discordHello World! is a new code help server aiming to provide a blend of easygoing interaction with genuine answers.
FreenodeThe freenode project exists to help peer-directed project communities flourish. Peer-directed projects combine open, informal participation with broad licensing and wide dissemination of output. freenode provides facilities to peer-directed project communities, including those of free and open source software (FOSS). The IRC component of freenode is a self-referential medium, existing mainly to service IRC users — but the network was created to serve groups that exist outside of IRC. freenode is designed to encourage community members to improve their skills in the areas of cooperative effort, interpersonal communication and project coordination, and to create a real-time bridge to the outside world for our target communities.ChatEventsJobs