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... [Read Full]
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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


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


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


Thank you so much!!!


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


Thank you so much!!


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


Thank you so much!! Definitely!


Congrats there, Ali πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽˆ

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


Thank you so much! For sure!!


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


Thank you so much!


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*


Thank you so much! I'm so excited!


Pretty awesome! Congratulatios Ali :)


Thank you so much!!


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

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



Haha thank you so much!


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!!


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


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!


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


Wow! Congrats Ali πŸŽ‰You rock!!


Thank you so much! ❀️


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!


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


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


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


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


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!


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


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


Thank you so much, Lisa!


Congrats Ali!

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



Thank you so much, I'm super excited!


Excellent. Congratulations!


Thank you so much!!


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


Thank you so much!


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.



Thank you so much! Super excited to get started!


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


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


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 :)


Ah, thank you so much!!


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


Same, can't wait to be coworkers!


Super nice, congrats Ali!


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


Thank you so much!


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


Thank you so much! I agree!




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.


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


Thank you so much! I'm super excited!


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!


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!!


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


Thank you so much!!




Congratulations Ali.


Hooray!!! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰




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


Thank you so much!!!




This is so great! Congratulations!


Thank you so much!!!


Congrats! They are lucky you have you!


Ah, thank you so much!!


Congratulations! This definitely seems like a good fit!


Thank you so much!!


Congrats! That's such awesome news!


Congrats, Ali! Sounds like a great opportunity.


Agree! Thank you!!


Congratulations, You're the real inspiration.


Ah, thank you so much!!


Congrats, Its great news ali!!


I thought you already did! Congratulations!!!


haha too funny, thanks!


Ali, congratulations to you and the DEV team! Excited to see what else you’ll bring to this community.


Ah, thank you so much Seth!


Congratulations, Ali!
You've been an awesome part of this community and I think this is the rightful conclusion of your contributions.
To be honest, I was kind of expecting this. Kudos!


Ah, thanks!!


Congratulations Ali!


"I'll also be acting as a developer advocate"
Please can someone tell me what is "Developer Advocate" I still don't know what it means.

Oh! and congrats, you deserve it


Awesome news Ali, what a way to start 2019! Congrats πŸŽ‰


Thank you so much!


That is exceptional news and I am so happy for your Ali! Congratulations and I eagerly look forward to the results of your joining the Dev team!


Aw, thank you so much! So excited!


Whoa, that's awesome! Congratulations!


Thank you so much!


Great, congratulations! Nice to hear that. I am sure you can make great impact there! Wish you good luck in your journey


Thank you so much!!


Congratulation Ali.




thank you!!


Congratulations Ali!! What a great way to start the year for you!

Woot woot!!!


Thank you so much!!


Congrats Ali! I'm jealous! haha! :D :D :D


Haha thank you!!


Huge congrats, Ali! πŸ‘

Your contributions on dev.to have been a joy to read and I'm sure your work on the front-end and developer advocacy are going to be just as awesome. Good luck!


Ah, thank you so much Addy! that means a lot!


Congrats and best of luck!


Congratulations, Ali! πŸŽ‰


Congrats Ali! Very excited to hear that you have joined the incredible team that makes all this happen. I look forward to seeing how you help the team build even more incredible stuff.


Ah, thank you so much! Super excited to get started!




Thank you so much!!!


Congrats! Finding your articles was part of how I came to find dev.to. I'm sure you'll continue to make awesome contributions.


Oh awesome, thank you so much!!


Congrats, that's a great news! :)


Just caught your PR on DevHub, yay!


Wow!! Congrats on joining the team!


So so so happy for you. Dev.to just got better.


Ahhhh thank you so much!!!


Congrats Ali!! 🎊 Looking forward to all the great contributions you will surely make!


Thank you so much!


Congrats Ali! Happy to see you on the DEV team! :)


Great new Ali. Very best of luck. I am really excited to see even more content from you.


Congrats, Ali! So proud of your work!


Congrats Ali!! Great news, super exciting to see the DEV team expanding


Thank you so much!


Congrats ! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰


Thank you!!


Wihooooo! Huge congrats!! πŸ™ŒπŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ


Thank you so much!!


Wooo congratulations!! Can't wait to see more content!


Thank you!!


Congratulations Ali! This is great news for you and for the community. πŸ¦„


Thank you so much!!


Great match! Congrats Ali and congrats to the whole DEV community! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘


Thank you so much!!!


Congrats, this is super awesome!


Thank you!!!


Wow!! Congratulations Ali!! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰


Thank you so much!!


Congratulations on joining to DEV!

All the best to make this great community be more cooler!


Thank you so much!! Totally!


Wow, congrats! That's awesome and I'm definitely jealous.


Ah, thank you so much!!


Congrats Ms Ali. I am truly inspired 🌻


Ah, thank you so much!! 🌻🌻🌻


We actually have two new team members announcing they're joining today, if anyone wants to welcome Michael as well.


Congrats! Looking forward to hearing more about your work here.


I still remember your first post, which I loved.

It's so awesome to have you full time on our mission.


Thank you so much! So excited!


Congratulations! I've enjoyed reading your posts and have found them valuable-- so excited to see you take a bigger role in the community!


Congratulations to both you and Dev for having a new team member. Hooray.


Thanks!!! πŸŽ‰


Thank you so much!



You know I love this site, offline app,would like to see the code and see if I can use it as custom domain using series.


Thank you so much! For sure!


Congrats, great news! Excited to see how you can make this place even better!


Thank you so much!

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