About the Book
This handbook will get you on the way to be a great developer advocate for any product or company. Naturally, your approach may need tweaking for different markets and audiences—and in accordance with your own personality—but the main principles are the same for everybody and anywhere in the world. Developer Relations is a rather new market and there are many confusing messages out there what it means to do this job, In this book, the author documented 15 years of Developer Advocacy and how to deal with the demands of the job. Whether you are new to the job, or you feel unhappy in your current role, here you'll learn how to get started the right way. For people on the job, it is a great way to remind yourself what's important.
About the Authors
Jens Oliver Meiert is an engineering lead and author who works as an engineering manager at LivePerson. He’s an expert in web development, specializing in HTML and CSS minimization and optimization. Jens contributes to technical standards and regularly writes about the craft of web development on his website, meiert.com.
Web Developer since 1996, having worked on the largest web projects out there. Former eToys, Yahoo, Mozilla and current Microsoft employee. Worked with distributed teams since 2000 and lived in 5 different countries. Blogger since 2004, Skillshare teacher and avid user of social media as an education tool. Currently working as Principal Product Manager on Developer Tools for Microsoft Edge. Spoke at roughly 150 conferences over the years, including TEDx and keynoting various high-impact events.