There are many technology-based Slack channels, but in this article we have collected an ongoing list of Tech community Slack channels by geographical location.
This is an attempt to promote local tech communities and encourage all to join and engage in their local community.
There is an updated list AND the ability to submit a PR to add your city or tech slack on github here.
If you live in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania or Washington D.C., it is worth taking a look at these channels:
For the Midwest
In Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin, there are some active channels below:
The Midwest Dev Chat
IL : Chicago Tech
MI : Startup Lansing
MO : Startup Lansing in St. Louis
OH : TechLife Columbus
The South Candidates
Join these local Slack channels in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or West Virginia:
AL: Magic City Tech
FL : in Florida we have:
GA : Tech 404
KY : Louisville.io
NC : Triangle Devs
SC : Charleston Tech
TN : MTF Slack
TN : NashDev
From the Southwest
Local Slack channels in Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas:
- TX : Refresh Austin
From Alaska, Hawaii and Washington down to California there are several local channels below:
CO : Denver Devs
OR : in Oregon there are several channels:
As mentioned before, this is an incomplete and ongoing list and although there maybe some great Slack Channels of interest not listed here, we hope this will be a good list to help anyone find their local channels to start networking.
Below are some other interesting Slack channels for different technologies and programming languages that welcome anybody worldwide:
General Tech Slack Communities:
So, the real question isn’t, “Should I join a Slack community?” It’s, “Which Slack communities should I join?”.