GDG Istambul is a community for Google developers that mostly address Android and Google Web Toolkit.

The community offers many fun events for members. Some of them are talks, Codelabs, Campus Roadshows, and live parties. Talks discuss the latest news for Google developers and usually have special guests and experts in the field. On the other hand, Codelabs are spaces to put the theory into practice, building real-life projects. Additionally, Campus Roadshows and live parties are opportunities to discover companies and universities that may interest you to build your career.

The community allows you to meet like-minded developers and bounce off ideas, strategies, and insights. It's a great place to share information and learn collaboratively while expanding your professional network and building your career.

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  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 2012
  • Amount of members: 2,700
  • Online Group: Yes
  • Job board: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Method: Virtual


Learn by building:
Codelabs are the best option to apply your knowledge to real-life projects. The community offers support and guidance to developers through the entire process.

Participate in events:
The community offers many events for members to interact with one another and learn. For example, you can participate in talks with special guests and experts in the field, or in Campus Roadshows to learn about top universities that may interest you.

Expand your professional network:
By joining the community, you will be able to connect and interact with like-minded developers from your area. It's a great opportunity to build your career!



No requirements.


Learning Events

The community offers regular events that mostly focus on Android. All events are virtual, and the duration varies according to each topic. The community's YouTube channel has recordings of all past events if you missed any.

Networking Events

Community members socialize through a Slack group. It's free to enter the group and start interacting with other peers. You will find channels to socialize and do some small talk, but there are also topic-based channels to ask questions and request feedback. Additionally, you can explore a channel with several job listings from top companies to find your next career opportunity.

Content Library

The community gathers the recordings of all past events on their Youtube channel. While some may last one hour, others can reach even four. Also, through the community's blog, you can access interesting articles and posts.

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