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I'm creating a new tech community

What's up folks! I'm here to recruit the coolest people to join my new community.

Recently I decided to step down from my previous community, He4rt Developers (PT-BR) community and start a new thing focused in the international environment.

Yet Another Tech Community

First Community Meeting

First weekly community meeting with a peak of 54 members

The community is called Basement Devs, a community focused to help people to achieve better opportunities in Europe mostly (US can be a thing as well).

Why I decided to start that: I want to give more people a safe place to practice English and get better opportunities around the world through my network with the Microsoft MVP program, Developer Relations communities, and tech events I'm currently attending.

I've been working with communities for 5 years so far, but this is the first time I've trying to make this a global thing, so it would be cool to have more people join us!

So far the community has 1,160 members and 1 week of existence and most of the members are mid/senior level, Brazilians, from all possible backgrounds and stacks who want to mentor a non-Portuguese speaker (any level) to practice their English.

Also if you know anyone that wants to learn about programming, we'll be really glad to help them!

So what? Who can join us?

If you're starting at programming or is already at the market and looking for guidance, our community is what you're looking for!

We have members that works in huge companies like X-Team, Spotify and GitHub (among many others) that will gladly help you when possible!

And if you're in university, it will also be a cool thing for you to share some of your problems and solutions for specific classes.

The only thing that we ask you for is to respect the community rules and the Discord guidelines.

Next Steps: stick together ft. Rust!

Our focus is on the Discord community, and I also decided to use this fresh start to learn more about Rust. So all the tools/bots/whatever we're going to build there will use it.

Weekly meeting schedule

Also I already scheduled a weekly growth meeting, a very special moment to understand from the community what will be our next steps and also bring some good news! This meeting happens every Tuesday at:

  • 5PM (EST)
  • 7PM (BRT)
  • 11PM (CET)

... so feel free to join us if possible!

Usually I do 6h at least of LiveCoding at Twitch and I'm getting at least 1h to discuss about the community together with the members, so, feel free to join us there as well!

Anyway, thanks for reading this until now and welcome to our community!

Link to Discord Community
Link to Twitch Channel
Link to Twitter Profile

Top comments (24)

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Cherry Ramatis

I always missed an environment for practicing and knowing cool people specifically for the tech side. Also I hope to contribute more with those rust tools 👀

guto profile image

Amazing! Your experience managing communities, publishing educational content and always helping and mentoring different members is sensational. I'm very happy to see the new project that seeks to bring better opportunities to our members and of course: seeking to bring world-class content in a practical way! Congratulations Daniel, I'm sure Basement Devs will be another successful community of yours and I'm sure it will grow a lot this year! Your work is amazing! And of course, don't forget: every Tuesday we have our weekly meeting at 7pm (GMT-3) or 10pm (GMT+0)! I count on your presence there 😎🎉

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Michael Tharrington

Sounds like a super cool thing you're working on here, Daniel. Congrats!

I hope you and the crew at Basement Devs will continue to share some content and hang out on DEV! We'd love it you'd encourage folks learning to write/speak in English to post on DEV — we're definitely open to peeps from all backgrounds coming and practicing their writing here.

Anywho, best wishes on the initiative. It sounds like your heart is in the right place with this one!

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Michael Tharrington • Edited

Actually, on this note, I'd like to invite you to post about this in my Mentor Matching Monthly post. For folks who are wanting to be mentored in English, this would be a great option!

Check it out and consider dropping a note in there!

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Renan Vidal Rodrigues

This community is incredible and has added a lot of knowledge to me.

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Keit Oliveira

Finally, our Brazilian community has a safe place to practice English and I believe your community will open many opportunities and change lives.

You know you can count on me. Congrats and fé 🚀👏🏻

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Renato Teixeira

grateful for being part of this! this community creates a whole nice environment to meet new people, learn about programming and practice English! it's pretty much the most complete community I've ever participated! 🚀

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Miguel Barbosa

Really excited with the new community proposal! Congrats for the initiative!

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Guilherme Vieira

Great job, Dan! 🔥

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Hey Daniel!

You've been doing an amazing work on the community, hope to see Dev Basement on the trend communities.

You can count on me on this journey.

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Victor Brun

Congrats, Dan.

I’m really excited with the new community.
It seems to be a perfect environment to learn a lot.

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Felipe Magosso Poveda

That's is so nice!
Congrats Dan!

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Hell yeah, loving to be part of it

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Leonardo Rafael Dev

My God, congratulations on the initiative.
you already know what needs support <3

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Klecianny Melo

Thank you for starting the revolutionary community @danielhe4rt I'm sure we will discover infinite results together! 💜

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Pedro Cunha

I'm very happy to be able to be part of this!
Hope we'all can evolve together!

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