- Selling the Dream - Guy Kawasaki
- The Business Value of Developer Relations - Mary Thengvall
- The Developer Evangelism Handbook - Christian Heilmann (out of print but available online)
- The Art of Community - Jono Bacon
- People Powered - Jono Bacon
- Buzzing Communities - Richard Millington
- The New Kingmakers - Stephen O'Grady
Known upcoming books
Related - presentation skills reading
Communities / Slack / Newsletters / Resources
- DevRel Collective - Slack (formerly, EvangelistCollective)
- DevRel.net from Hoopy.io - weekly email newsletter, blog, good resources.
- These are the folks who run DevRelCon and DevXCon. The videos from those events are available online.
- DevRel Weekly - weekly email newsletter / summary of interesting links, from @mary_grace
- Developer Avocados Weekly
- API Evangelist - blog
- The HackDay Manifesto - an Open Source handbook for running hackdays, that I collaborated on.
- Virtual DevRel - videos from the Virtual DevRel meetups, on YouTube
- devevangelist - @theSteve0's repo of resources
- The Developer Mindset
Classic blog posts
What is it?
- What does a developer evangelist/advocate do? - Christian Heilmann
- Developer Avocados - Mary Thengvall
- The History of Developer Evangelism - Josh Marinacci
- A Developer Relations Bill of Rights - Anil Dash of Glitch
- Planning a Developer Relations Strategy - Matthew Revell of Hoopy
- The Core Competencies of Developer Relations - Reto Meier of Google
- Developer Relations, what is it and how do I get in? (Pursuit Podcast) - Jessica Rose and Bruce Lawson. Also, a very good podcast series in general.
- Introduction to Google Developer Relations - Patrick Chanezon, from back in 2011. P@ hired me to VMware in my first "proper" DevRel role.
On self-care and burnout
- Understanding burnout (Brandon West)
- Care and feeding of burnout (Jessica Rose)
- Burnout: what happens when you take on too much (Mary Thengvall)
- The Reality of Developer Burnout (Kenneth Reitz)
- I'm outsourcing this! There's an excellent list of tools on the DevRelCollective page. (I may add things I think of myself in the future)
(placeholder - Twitter lists of interesting people)
My related content
- Adapt & Survive slides and video from DevRelCon Tokyo 2019
- Rebooting a Community slides and video from DevRelCon London 2016
- A Life Less Ordinary? slides and notes below from the London Dev Evangelist meetup
* Developing as a Developer video from a StackOverflow careers meetup in London
Advocate or Evangelist?
I am #TeamAdvocate ;-)