EddieHub Newsletter! I have been so humbled and surprised at the positive reaction the first newsletter got and how you have welcomed Hubber as the new member of the community!
It is amazing to see how many of you want to celebrate the achievements of other community members. This goes to show how inclusive and welcoming the EddieHub community is. And who knew how many pets keep a close eye on what their owners are doing; from sitting on desks, chewing cables to 'typing' on keyboards, they make sure your code is up to scratch!
Eddie's thought of the month
Remember that your GitHub profile is a "living" project. You will not get this perfect first time - it is important to take that first step in
Community Achievements Here are some of the amazing things the community has been up to
Lee Mallon, for his 100 day vlog sharing advice about planning a world trip with your family. Get insights on working as you travel to online communities by watching Lee's videos.
Elena Perez, scuba instructor turned developer, for customising her GitHub profile during Eddie's live stream.
May featured videos and blogs Suggesting content for the community
What Open Source Database do you use?
How much money does an Open Source contributor make using GitHub Sponsors
Accelerate your learning and grow your network with EddieHub
In this video hear about a free community-focused conference happening in May, that helps open source database users share knowledge and experience, and continue to make open source better.
Eddie shows you his GitHub Sponsors dashboard in this video, so you can see how much money he makes from this.
In this blog post, community member Kaiwalya Koparkar writes about his experience of being part of EddieHub and provides a step-by-step guide on how you can join.
Where we showcase the community's creativity
Check out this amazing banner of Eddie created by Karuna Tata!
Upcoming Events Highlighting events the community can participate in
Percona Live Online: 12 and 13 May An Open Source community-focused free event for database developers, administrators, and decision-makers to network with peers and technology professionals. If you want to know more watch Eddie's video about the event.
HackOn 2.0: 28 to 30 May EddieHub is proud to partner with this event where over 2500 hackers come together to learn, build, grow and test their ideas. This year focuses on ways to foster innovation whilst raising awareness on mental health and diversity. You will recognise some of the organisers as being part of EddieHub!
Community Member quote of the month
Ruben Casas' thoughts on when Open Source maintainers welcome PRs to fix a typo/grammar:
"That's very welcoming and encouraging for first time contributors"
Pets in Tech
Featuring our most loyal pair programming friends
This is Marshal. The desk is one of his favourite places as he gets to watch and listen to his owner Siddharth Dayalwal, as well as engage in one of his hobbies: playing with all the tech equipment he can find!
You asked us to bring back Community Spotlight - where we highlight the inspiring stories and journeys of our community members. Find it in the new EddieHub Blog - this month featuring community member Karuna Tata.