58 episodes

Join us as we level up the next generation of technologists! Welcome to The State of Developer Education, a podcast by Major League Hacking. We explore how developers should and are educated to help you - the next generation - prepare for the real world. I'm your host Jonathan Gottfried, co-founder, hacker, entrepreneur, and hobbyist baker.

The State of Developer Education Major League Hacking

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Join us as we level up the next generation of technologists! Welcome to The State of Developer Education, a podcast by Major League Hacking. We explore how developers should and are educated to help you - the next generation - prepare for the real world. I'm your host Jonathan Gottfried, co-founder, hacker, entrepreneur, and hobbyist baker.

    Creating Excellent Developer Docs and Content

    Creating Excellent Developer Docs and Content

    Tune in to our Developer Docs and Content panel with experts from Twilio, Redocly, and Fern. We'll be talking about how these teams consistently create excellent developer-focused content, how you can measure the effectiveness of your content strategy, and the modern tooling required to level up your developer experience through content and docs.

    This panel is perfect for content strategists, documentation specialists, and Developer Relations professionals looking to elevate their craft and make a tangible impact in their organizations. Join us to gain practical tips, hear success stories, and leave with actionable insights that you can apply to your developer documentation and content strategy.

    • 54 min
    How to Utilize AI in DevRel

    How to Utilize AI in DevRel

    Join Greg Baugues, Raymond Camden, and Ash Arnwine as they delve into the world of Developer Relations (DevRel) and the integration of artificial intelligence (AI). Hosted by Jon Gottfried, Co-Founder at MLH, this podcast explores the benefits, challenges, and future possibilities of utilizing AI in DevRel strategies.

    • 49 min
    Campus Ambassador Programs: Scaling Your DevRel Reach

    Campus Ambassador Programs: Scaling Your DevRel Reach

    Are you ready to take your Developer Relations efforts to new heights with Campus Ambassador Programs? These initiatives are not just about spreading brand awareness; they're about tapping into the pulse of academic institutions, nurturing relationships with budding developers, and fostering a community brimming with innovation and enthusiasm. Our upcoming webinar is tailored to guide you through the intricacies of leveraging these programs to significantly amplify your DevRel reach.

    Dive into the world of Campus Ambassador Programs with our panel of DevRel experts who have been at the forefront of this dynamic field. They will share their firsthand experiences and proven strategies for effectively establishing and nurturing these programs. From identifying and engaging with potential ambassadors to creating impactful activities that resonate with the academic community, this session is an essential guide for anyone looking to expand their Developer Relations footprint across campuses. Whether you are initiating a new program or aiming to enhance an existing one, this webinar is packed with insights to help you make your mark in the academic arena.

    • 54 min
    Oh, the Humanity (of DevRel Marketing) with Reena Leone from Imply

    Oh, the Humanity (of DevRel Marketing) with Reena Leone from Imply

    In this week’s episode, Jon is joined by Reena Leone, the Senior Developer Evangelist at Imply and host of the podcast ‘Tales at Scale’! They discuss the confluence of developers and marketing: the importance of collaboration and organization of your content, and how to appeal to the human inside every Developer.

    • 41 min
    Balancing Big Initiatives and Personal Connections: Insights into Developer Advocacy with Nicolas Grenié of Typeform

    Balancing Big Initiatives and Personal Connections: Insights into Developer Advocacy with Nicolas Grenié of Typeform

    In this episode of The State of Developer Education, Jon is joined by Nicolas Grenié, a Developer Advocate for Typeform.

    Join them as they discuss Nicolas' coding origin story, the evolution of developer advocacy over the past decade, and the impact of low-code/no-code tools. Nicolas shares valuable insights into the value of content creation and partnerships, as well as the role of AI in the developer ecosystem.

    • 43 min
    DevRel RoI: How Teams Measure Impact and Success

    DevRel RoI: How Teams Measure Impact and Success

    In this week’s episode, Jon is joined by Jacklyn Biggin, SJ Morris, and John Vajda. Jacklyn Biggin is a Developer Advocate at Automattic, SJ Morris is the Senior Manager of Developer Community at HubSpot, and John Vajda is DX and Growth Team Manager at Deepgram.

    In this episode, Jon and his guests discuss the evolving landscape of developer relations and how teams measure impact and success. They also delve into topics such as the shift towards virtual events and online communities, the importance of facilitating connections between developers, the role of content in developer relations, and how developer input influences product direction.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

rdegges ,

Simple, Fun, Insightful

I’m a big fan of Major League Hacking and Joh himself — he’s a super interesting guy who’s dedicated most of his professional life to building an organization that helps new developers enhance their skills and meet like-minded individuals.

If you’re a software developer or educator, listening to this show is a MUST as you’ll learn from all the greats! <333

Bkessler1 ,

Smar, genuine, knowledgeable

Highly recommended for developers and those in developer relations, given that developers are writing our future.

Voice Over Artist ,

Informative

Highly recommended for anyone concerned with the gap between what devs are expected to do for humanity in the next generation and what they’re actually prepared to do in compSci.

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