Community Pulse is the spot for Developer Relations and Community professionals who are looking for information on building technical communities. Community Builders and DevRel veterans Jason Hand, Mary Thengvall, and PJ Hagerty interview experts in the field of Developer Relations and Community Leadership on a broad range of topics related to building community.

Jason Hand

Jason Hand

Mary Thengvall

Mary Thengvall

PJ Hagerty

PJ Hagerty

Latest Episode

After Pulse: Technical? Or Tech-Savvy?

Posted on Thursday, Apr 18, 2019
Mary, Jason, and PJ chat about what technical means in the DevRel industry and how job titles shape our roles after recording Episode 34. As the Developer Relations industry grows up, this is a question we’ll be facing more and more often as we struggle to define who is qualified to build relationships with a technical audience. Read More

After Pulse: Content is Key

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018

Mary, Jason, and PJ get together after Episode 27: Content is Key to talk content, Mary’s upcoming book, and some of the hurdles they’ve seen to getting content out there.

Content is Key!

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018

One important part of the Dev Advocate lifestyle is content creation, This can range from penning the perfect tweet to blog posts to docs and tutorials. Content matters when it comes to interacting with the Community. We’ll talk about content creation and working with folks who are not content creators to make the best of your project or community’s written record.

Funemployment & Downtime

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018

What happens when you step out of the office and take a break for a while? Whether vacation or funemployment, downtime is important. But how do we do this while continuing to be part of our communities? Jason & PJ chat about these topics & more.

Posted on Saturday, Jun 30, 2018

PJ, Jason, and Mary sync up after Episode 25: Team Dynamics to talk about which teams DevRel does (and doesn’t) fit into, why it’s so important to communicate across teams, and the most important skill: flexibility.

We sit down with J. Paul Reed and Greg Bulmash to chat about team dynamics, working between departments, and setting boundaries for your DevRel team.