Communities are an integral part of your journey in tech. They help you grow at lightning-fast speed while not burning out and having fun!
One of my friends, Mikal emphasizes "commUNITY"
Here are a few benefits to commUNITY:
Ever stuck on a bug? Unable to solve it alone. What do you think about a hundred people alongside you, each trying to help you fix the error by guiding you 🔥
Do you need mentorship? Communities have a lot of experienced and skilled people with a lot of will to help others and grow together 😍
Communities give you a lot of exposure, new people, workshops, events, hangouts, projects, and a lot more! I learnt about Open Source, Web3, APIs and a lot more! ⚡
You can be much more accountable. Human psychology gets work done if you've shared you are doing it. If used efficiently, this will help you out a ton 🤓
"Together, we can grow more", With everyone's 2 cents, it is easy to load up thousands! 🤝
Communities come with opportunities. I have never seen a month where I haven't met someone who hasn't gained so much from communities and their opportunities 🤩
Everybody needs hangouts. Sometimes you are tired and need someone to talk with for a while. Community Hangouts are where a group of people at a community chit-chat and have fun in a call! ✌️
Grow your network: the only people I have connected with yet are from communities. I am more than content with my network! ✨
Most importantly, each community is a unique experience. A community is not only a community but also a family 😉
Let us now come forward to some of the extraordinary communities that exist.
Open Source is the biggest community out there. There is a spot for everyone out there! Open Source is the iron heart of software and will always be. Contributing to Open Source brings experience, soft skills, opportunities, knowledge and a feeling of impact.
A common myth is that Open Source is for experienced developers. No! Open Source is not only about code but also collaboration and adding value. Every year numerous no-code contributors join Open Source.
Tech Twitter is one of the most valuable communities on the internet.
Many great people praise its inclusion and welcoming:
EddieHub is an "Open Source community aimed at encouraging and promoting communication, best practices and technical expertise in an inclusive and welcoming environment."
How do I join? Visit eddiehub.org to get all about EddieHub
Community classroom believes "every student, irrespective of their college or branch, can make it big. Community Classroom is an initiative built on this thought."
Community classroom provides FREE hands-on training in various fields of computer science and has an inclusive community focussing on a learn by doing approach.
How do I join? The website has a complete section related to joining the community: Visit Website
4C stands for The Cool Community of Content Creators
"Creating content can be rewarding, but it can also be a challenge to come up with ideas, get your content out there, and get it noticed.
Join our online community to connect with other like-minded creators, collaborate on ideas, and motivate each other to create and publish!"
How to join? Join the community's official discord
These communities will provide you with every resource to reach success! But always remember to give back to the community and contribute to it! Doing this unlocks much more networking, opportunities and contributions!
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