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Sriparno Roy
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5 Reasons That Will Convince You To Join A Developer Community!


Are you unsure about joining a community? Let me tell you then that the question is not "Why should I join a community?" Rather, why not? Joining a community only benefits you! Here are 5 reasons that will convince you to join a community:

Connect With People

The first and foremost reason is the ability to connect with people. When you join a community, you are connected to thousands of developers around the world. You can have a full-fledged discussion with others involving various aspects of coding.

The journey of learning to code is a little tough. You need to be dedicated and motivated enough throughout the journey to master the topic you are learning.

In this case, the community comes into play! Joining a community ensures that you are not alone in your learning journey as you will find lots of other developers who are in a similar position to yours. Connect with them, know about their learning journey and notice how they tackle the hurdles that come to them. It will help you a lot!

Share Your Knowledge

Developer communities also help you to share your knowledge with others. On the other hand, if you are having a doubt, you can bring your doubt in front of the community.

The members of these communities are really helpful. There will always be a handful of people who will share their opinion on these platforms. Discuss concepts with them and try to understand what they are trying to convey.

They can also introduce a completely new concept which might be helpful for you. Learn these concepts and try to implement them in your projects.

Grow as a Developer

Communities help you to grow as a developer. If you join a community, you instantly get access to a handful of resources. These resources include courses, video tutorials, written guides and many more.

You even get access to various types of code snippets! Can you imagine? You are unsure about the approach to use to write some specific code and immediately, the community comes to your rescue with its useful code snippets! Amazing, right?

That's exactly what will happen if you take part in developer communities.

Build Your Personal Brand

Another benefit is that you can build your personal brand. Think of it... exactly how do you participate in communities? You can take part in discussions, write articles on various topics and solve doubts that people are having. This will make you a familiar face in the community.

Next time somebody is stuck, they will immediately try to connect with you to resolve their doubts as you have built your reputation doing exactly what they are asking for. In this way, you will slowly become a guiding light for newbie developers!


You will have fun! In communities, people not only share educational resources but also share educational memes! Trust me, they are super funny! They will make your day! Having a strong and healthy mindset is very much a requirement to excel at coding. Even just having a chat with people with lighten your day up! You will be back to coding with a refueled mindset!


That's all! From my perspective, the above reasons are enough to convince you to join a developer community. It's your time now! Dive into these exciting communities and expand your skills!

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