DOP 247: Navigating the Nuances of Developer Relations

Posted on Wednesday, Jan 24, 2024

Show Notes

#247: What do you think of when I say “Developer Relations”? Is it a person that flys from conference to conference giving talks? Is it someone that is chasing you down to scan your badge in a booth? What if the answer to both of those questions is both yes and no?

In this episode, we speak with Lian Li about the realities of developer relations and how developer relations isn’t just something you buy off the shelf.


Lian Li

Lian Li

After attempting to become a lawyer, she decided to do something with computers instead. Working as a Fullstack Software Engineer, she got into attending tech events and giving talks on Machine Learning. During this time, she fell in love with the tech community and discovered her passion for building community and providing a safe and productive environment for all, which led to her co-organising the community conference ServerlessDays Amsterdam and DevOpsDays Amsterdam.

Currently, Lian lives in Amsterdam. She is also the organizer of Kuberoke, the first and only Kubernetes Karaoke Community.


Darin Pope

Darin Pope

Darin Pope is a developer advocate for CloudBees.

Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic is a member of the Google Developer Experts and Docker Captains groups, and published author.

His big passions are DevOps, Containers, Kubernetes, Microservices, Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment (CI/CD) and Test-Driven Development (TDD).

He often speaks at community gatherings and conferences (latest can be found here).

He has published The DevOps Toolkit Series, DevOps Paradox and Test-Driven Java Development.

His random thoughts and tutorials can be found in his blog

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