Description

EddieHub is a free community with a Discord server where Open Source developers gather to exchange knowledge and insights.

The community focuses on creating and supporting opportunities for those wanting to start a career in tech. Indeed, EddieHub mainly focuses on Open Source for those with varying tech abilities and at different stages of their tech journey. Joining is completely free and you don't have to be an expert developer.

Since the community's goal is to help you improve your technical expertise through Open Source, it organizes several events and regular meetings. On the one hand, you can participate in weekly meetings and live streams to get accountability, support, and guidance. On the other hand, there are also additional events such as interviews with experts for members to expand their knowledge.

Additionally, EddieHub has a Discord server with over 11,200 members from all over the world. This is an inclusive, welcoming space for developers of all levels to ask questions and help each other. Additionally, you can fill out a form to be part of the community's GitHub organization. This allows you to collaborate on interesting projects and increase your visibility.

Whether you are just starting your journey into tech or you are a seasoned professional, you will benefit from joining EddieHub. Members include developers, testers, DevOps, technical writers, and UI and UX designers, and by joining you will be able not only to expand your professional network but also to get support and relevant advice.

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Details

  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 2020
  • Founders:

    Eddie Jaoude

  • Amount of members: 11,200
  • Online Group: Yes
  • Job board: No
  • Language: English
  • Method: Virtual
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Benefits

Find like-minded developers:
The community's Discord server has thousands of developers from all over the world with diverse backgrounds and levels. By joining and participating, you will be able to expand your network and meet other Open Source developers.

Increase your knowledge:
EddieHub's Discord server is ideal to ask questions and get support and accountability from other members. Additionally, Eddie Jaoude also creates courses and publishes them on his website.

Participate in community meetings:
EddieHub's members participate in weekly and monthly meetings for accountability, support, and guidance. Moreover, there are additional events such as interviews with experts and live streams.

Categories

Requirements

No requirements.

Place

Meetings

Every Saturday at 1:30 PM BST the community gathers at public speaking meetings. These meetings serve as a way to practice and learn public speaking skills within a Discord audio-only call. There is also a monthly community call in Discord, where all the community gathers to exchange knowledge and insights.

On the other hand, there are also monthly Sponsors' Calls. On these calls, members share ideas and experiences with Eddie and other sponsors. To join these calls, you need to support Eddie by being a GitHub sponsor, which costs $1/month.

Learning Events

EddieHub organizes several events for members to further deepen their knowledge. You can join guest interviews with experts in the field and weekly live streams where your projects can be reviewed and you can receive feedback and encouragement.

Networking Events

The EddieHub community gathers inside a Discord server where members can ask questions and share their projects, whilst getting guidance and support from Eddie, the community's expert moderators as well as all members of the community. This Discord server allows you to chat in an inclusive, safe, and supportive environment in channels ranging from databases to public speaking and hackathons. 

On the other hand, you can also join the community's GitHub to collaborate on interesting projects and increase your discoverability.

Content Library

EddieHub launches weekly tutorials on its YouTube channel. Tutorials explain key concepts of Open Source ranging from how to get started on GitHub to Documentation, Automated Testing, and Continuous Delivery (CI and CD).On the other hand, the community's newsletter features achievements by community members, suggested content, and upcoming events.

Courses/Cohorts

Eddie Jaoude, the founder of EddieHub, has currently a course on his website, called 'How to customize your GitHub Profile'.

Quote

"It's everything anyone could ever ask for in a community. Wholesome, Encouraging, Open Source, and everything nice! The best thing happened in 2020. I'll be always thankful to this community and keep contributing here. It's beyond a rating of 5 stars." -Karuna Tata

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