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, PJ Hagerty, and Sarah-Jane Morris 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

Sarah-Jane Morris

Sarah-Jane Morris

Latest Episode

2019 Closing Thoughts

Posted on Friday, Dec 13, 2019
Mary, Jason, and PJ officially welcome new host SJ Morris to the show! We all take the opportunity to review what we’ve done this year, talk about some trends we’ve noticed within DevRel, and generally put our final thoughts on all things 2019! Read More

Hiring a DevRel Team: The Who, How, What, and When

Posted on Saturday, Mar 10, 2018

PJ and Jason sit down with Matt Broberg, VP of Community at Sensu and Jill Jubinski, ‎Senior Manager of Tech Recruiting at ‎Fastly to talk about hiring a Developer Relations team. From how to find the mythical creatures that form the right team to who your first hire should be, you’ll learn about the who, how, what, and when of pulling together a Developer Relations team from scratch.

Breaking into DevRel

Posted on Friday, Feb 9, 2018

How do you know what to expect when you transition into Community & DevRel? This month, PJ and Mary chat with Emily Freeman and Chloe Condon about their experience and what they wish they had known.

Meetups

Posted on Thursday, Jan 18, 2018

Mary, Jason, and PJ get together to kick off 2018 with a chat about meetups! What makes a great meetup? Are branded meetups valuable? Let’s find out.

2017 In Review

Posted on Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

Jason, Mary, and PJ do an end of year wrap-up on the highs, lows, and day-to-day of 2017. We talk about the tough parts of being in DevRel, the importance of diversity, and other topics we’ve seen this year.

Justin Reese at Uptime Conf

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017

Episode 18 finds Jason and PJ in Pittsburgh at Uptime Conf! We took the opportunity to sit down with Community Organizer and Pittsburgh Advocate, Justin Reese.