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Week 3: Forem Hacktoberfest Twitch Events Recap

coffeecraftcode profile image Christina Gorton ・2 min read

This week the Forem team hosted four streams on Twitch during Hacktoberfest. Here is a recap of what we discussed!

Tuesday Oct 13th: Gratitude Stream.

Nick Taylor and I gave shoutouts to DEV community members who contributed to Forem last week. We had over 15 PRs merged from 11 different folks πŸŽ‰

Tuesday, Oct. 13th: Liquid Tags talk with Arit Amana hosted by

Nick Taylor and I were joined by Arit Amana on the Hacktoberfest Helpdesk to talk about Liquid Tags. Arit shared how we use them at Forem and what bugs she has found and fixed while working with them. πŸ›

Wednesday, Oct 7th: Walkthrough Wednesday.

Nick Taylor and I were joined by special guest Lisa Sy, the Product Designer at DEV/Forem.
Lisa answered questions from folks on DEV and shared a lot of great information about working as a product designer and her design process.

Check out Lisa's post to read answers to the questions from her AMA.

Thursday, Oct. 8th: Pair Programming with Rachael.

DEV community member and Twitch streamer Rachael Wright-Munn joined us on the stream to enhance the recent work she did on creating the Twitch liquid tag.

Add twitch liquid tags #10577

What type of PR is this? (check all applicable)

  • [ ] Refactor
  • [x] Feature
  • [ ] Bug Fix
  • [ ] Optimization
  • [ ] Documentation Update


Related Tickets & Documents

resolves #10475 Twitch Documentation on Embeds Dev.To docs on Liquid Tags

QA Instructions, Screenshots, Recordings

Please replace this line with instructions on how to test your changes, as well as any relevant images for UI changes.

Added tests?

  • [x] yes
  • [ ] no, because they aren't needed
  • [ ] no, because I need help

Added to documentation?

  • [ ]
  • [ ] readme
  • [ ] no documentation needed

Thanks to all our viewers who joined the streams and chatted with us this week!

We look forward to seeing you again next when we are joined by Forem team member Vaidehi Joshi to talk about what she does as a software engineer at Forem, working with the backend, and answering your questions.

We will also be joined by community member Marie Antons who will be pairing with Nick on this open issue.

Keep an eye on ThePracticalDev Twitch channel for our streaming schedule.

P.S. If you’re curious about the open Forem issues you can contribute to, check out this post:

P.P.S. Want a refresher on some Hacktoberfest rules, tips, and advice from DEV? Don’t miss this post:

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