Non-code ways to contribute

You don't need to submit pull requests to contribute to the CodeBuddies community.

On Slack:

  • Help each other out with your coding questions.

  • Share useful or informative links.

  • Award points to other users by @username++ them.


  • Start a silent hangout to invite others to cowork with you

  • Start a teaching hangout to teach something you know

  • Start a collaborative hangout to pair program or work through a tutorial

Joining an organizing team

  • Join the #podcast channel if you're interested in producing podcast episodes (cross-posted on YouTube) as an interviewer or video editor

  • Join the #cb-newsletter channel if you're interested in helping out with the newsletter or Medium publication

  • Join #cb-sponsors-outreach if you're interested in being on the team that reaches out to sponsors

  • Join #cb-forum if you're interested in helping grow as a moderator

On our Open Collective:

  • Donate to our Open Collective to support us financially -- or if you know of a company who would like to sponsor, please connect us with them. :) Our finances are 100% transparent on the Open Collective, and will go to expenses like:

    • domain renewal

    • hosting costs

    • upgrading our database hosting

    • upgrading our mailgun plan (for sending transactional emails)

    • affording stickers to send to contributors