Developer Relations: Advocates, Evangelists, and Avocados

A presentation at San Francisco Reliability Engineering Meetup in in San Francisco, CA, USA by Mary Thengvall

You’ve probably heard the term “Developer Relations,” but what does this actually mean, and more importantly, why should you care? In this talk, explain the difference between Advocates, Evangelists, and Avocados, as well as help you understand how to interact with this new group of folks in a way that is beneficial to everyone.


The following resources were mentioned during the presentation or are useful additional information.

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