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New Years and New Beginnings: I'm Joining the DEV team!

Ali Spittel on January 09, 2019

I am so, so excited to announce that I'm starting 2019 by joining the DEV team! πŸŽ‰ Being a member of the DEV community has been huge for me careerw...
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rhymes • Edited

Great news Ali!! It's really awesome!

I'm not surprised in a sense because your contributions embody so many of the values Dev.to has.

I'm happy!

ps. rewrite all the things in Python now that you're an insider :P

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much @rhymes ! that means a lot -- :P 🐍🐍🐍

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Alexandra Millatmal

Congratulations! I loved your end of year recap and look forward to seeing more from you!

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much!!!

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Meghan (she/her)

Congrats Ali! That's amazing for you! Can't wait to see what's in store πŸ’œπŸ˜„

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much!!

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Peter Kim Frank

We are so thrilled to have you on board β€” great things lie ahead in 2019!

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much!! Definitely!

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Sung M. Kim

Congrats there, Ali πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽˆ

And thank you for always sharing your knowledge and experience for DEV πŸ™‚

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much! For sure!!

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Patrick Wilkes

Congrats Ali! Can't wait to see your contributions.

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much!

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Basti Ortiz (Some Dood)

WHOA! Congratulations, Ali! That is so cool! On behalf of the community, we're all happy for your success. Here's to more great things in 2019 and onward. πŸ₯‚ *clink*

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much! I'm so excited!

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K

Pretty awesome! Congratulatios Ali :)

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much!!

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edA‑qa mort‑ora‑y

Congratulations. You'll be a solid addition to the team.

Now, I have some UX issues for you...

;D

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Ali Spittel Author

Haha thank you so much!

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Younes

Congrats !

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Kathy

πŸŽ‰Congratulations Ali!! πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½ I am so excited for you and this next chapter in your life. You have worked hard and more than deserve it! I am privileged to say I had the opportunity to learn from you. I cannot wait to see what greatness lies ahead!!

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Ali Spittel Author

Ahhh Kathy, you got me all choked up <3 hope everything's going well, and thank you so much!

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Ross Henderson

Fantastic news! I am not surprised in any way, as you are consistently thoughtful, helpful and embody what everyone loves about this site.

Good luck!

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Ali Spittel Author

Aw, thank you so much! That means a lot!

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Gift Egwuenu • Edited

Wow! Congrats Ali πŸŽ‰You rock!!

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much! ❀️

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jen chan • Edited

congratulations! I found myself searching your name and looking for a particular post yesterday, which speaks to how much your thoughts and opinions are important in this community. I'm so glad you're part of the team now!

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Ali Spittel Author

Oh wow, thank you! Super excited to be on the team!

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Nenba Jonathan

Congratulations

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Andy Hopwood

Wow...big congrats to you Ali! You can buy that doggy of yours a new bed now πŸ˜‚

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you haha now she can stop willingly sleeping in Ikea bags instead of her bed!

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Andy Hopwood

Ahhh we all know she'll still choose the Ikea bag!

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Ali Spittel Author

So true!

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Max Antonucci

Great to hear this news! You've definitely become a major part of the content and community here, so seeing you become a full-time member is a sign of good things to come!

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much, Max! That means a lot!!

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Lisa McCray

Hooray! So excited for you and for us. :-D

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much, Lisa!

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Dinesh Pandiyan

Congrats Ali!

All the best and keep up the good work. Looking forward to more of your content in DEV and contribution to DEV.

πŸ¦„πŸŽ‰

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much, I'm super excited!

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Carlos Alcazar

Excellent. Congratulations!

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Ali Spittel Author

Thanks!!

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Dave Brener

Congrats, Ali!

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much!!

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Jeff Stephens

Congrats! Great news and I'm looking forward to your contributions!

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much!

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David J Eddy

Congratulations Ali! Surprised it took the Dev team this long to give you a title. :D

Best wishes and I look forward to seeing what amazing things ytou and Dev can do together #teamwork.

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much! Super excited to get started!

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Matt Miller (he/him)

Congratulations! Looking forward to seeing your new content from this new perspective.

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much!! I'm really excited about it too!

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Robin Kretzschmar

Really great decision! Every contribution (be it code or content) from you I saw was a qualified one and contributed something of value to the community.

So I appreciate you joining the team making the already great platform greater :)

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Ali Spittel Author

Ah, thank you so much!!

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Michael Tharrington (he/him)

Woot woot! So happy to be on the team with ya. πŸ˜€

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Ali Spittel Author

Same, can't wait to be coworkers!

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Maniflames

Super nice, congrats Ali!

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Burhan Bharmal

Congratulations, Ali πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽˆ
Looking forward to reading a more in-depth blog post from you :)

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much!

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Nick Taylor (he/him)

Awesome news Ali! Congrats on the new role. You're joining an awesome team. πŸ”₯

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much! I agree!

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Marko

Congratulations

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Max Ong Zong Bao

Congrats Ali!!! I wish you all the best for this new path under the Dev team, looking forward to seeing more of your content coming out in the future.

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Frederik πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»βž‘οΈπŸŒ Creemers

Congrats! I 've loved your writing here, and am looking forward to see how DEV grows with you working on it.

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much! I'm super excited!

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Gil Creque

Congratulations!!

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Michael Munier

Awesome Ali!

GA and every single student you have ever interacted with at WDI are going to miss your contributions in the classroom but this is a much larger platform for you to rock out on!

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Ali Spittel Author

Ah, thank you so much!! I am actually staying on part-time at GA too, so I'll still have students just for nights instead of all the time!!

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Alexander Nnakwue

Wow. Congratulations Ali.πŸ˜ŽπŸ˜ŽπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸ’―πŸ’―

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much!!

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Nathan Martinez

Congratulations!!🍾

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Ali Spittel Author

Thanks!!

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Shakil Ahmed

Congratulations Ali.

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Andy Zhao (he/him)

Hooray!!! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

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Ali Spittel Author

πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

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Conlin Durbin

That's so great Ali! Excited to see your impact on the platform!

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much!!!

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kurisutofu

Congratulations!

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Aral Roca

Congratulations!!

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Ali Spittel Author

Thanks!

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Jeremy Schuurmans

This is so great! Congratulations!

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much!!!

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JavaScript Joel

Congrats! They are lucky you have you!

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Ali Spittel Author

Ah, thank you so much!!

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Ryan Palo

Congratulations! This definitely seems like a good fit!

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you so much!!

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Ahmad Awais ⚑️

Congratulations πŸŽ‰

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kaleigh

Congrats!!!

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Ben Greenberg

Congrats! That's such awesome news!

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Ross Kaffenberger

Congrats, Ali! Sounds like a great opportunity.

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Ali Spittel Author

Agree! Thank you!!

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JSn1nj4β€β€πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»

Congrats! Awesome news!

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you!!!

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Mario

Congrats, Ali!! :)

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you!!

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Nishchit

Congratulations, You're the real inspiration.

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Ali Spittel Author

Ah, thank you so much!!

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Forest Hoffman

Congrats!!

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Ali Spittel Author

Thank you!!

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Prathap Rathod

Congrats, Its great news ali!!