Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR
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Alison Spittel

Alison Spittel
Software Engineer, DEV


Ali Spittel is a programmer, teacher, writer, and a software engineer at DEV. You can read her writing, which had well over half a million readers last year, at dev.to/aspittel. She moonlights as a lead instructor at General Assembly. In addition to contributing to the open source DEV platform, Ali also maintains Learn Code from Us, a platform that highlights technical content creators who are members of underrepresented groups in tech. She’s also highly involved in the DC tech community, where she’s the tech director for Women Who Code, and she’s the founder of the Art + Code Collective and the Vue Vixens’ DC chapter.


9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Open Source
Location: D138-140
Secondary topics:  Open Source
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
You've got the code part down, but now there's a problem. You've got to get people interested in your project and attract contributors. Or if you have contributors, you have to express your vision and intent. Alison Spittel explains why you need documentation and blog posts. Then you'll workshop a content strategy for your open source project, from audience targeting to an outline of a blog post. Read more.