Scaling Coding Communities


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I just came off organizing Svelte Society 4 today.

I’m a complete newbie at this, and am completely stretched thin, but I am excited by the challenge.

I recently tweeted:

People who can scale code: 🔥

People who can scale communities: 🔥 🔥

People who can scale coding communities: 🔥 🔥 🔥

Of course this is a little bit self serving given my React and TypeScript community work. But I do wonder about the multiplicative potential of such a concept.

You can write the best code in the world but if you don’t rally people around to use it then it is going to have limited impact.

You can rally people and have great impact with no code at all.

But if you rally people who can code and wield software (and hardware) to their respective purposes…

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