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Why become an IBM Coder?

The IBM Coder Program is an inclusive program for developers building with IBM Developer within the community. It is open to all developers of all levels, around the world. There’s no cost to join, and you get immediate practical benefits.

Here’s how it works:

  • Complete a variety of challenges to grow your skillset and your reputation. When you become an IBM Coder, you get access to educational resources, guides, and best practices that will help you optimize your code and establish yourself as a technology leader.
  • Discover and transparently discuss content and code with other like-minded developers. As an IBM Coder, you get exclusive access to these technology leaders; their sole focus is to engage with you and help you make your community successful.
  • Be rewarded for your contributions. We want you to reap the rewards for helping to build our community of coders. You’ll be recognized with various tangible and intangible rewards like access to exclusive IBM events and products.
  • Be guided through your technical journey. IBM Coder Learning Paths are offered to IBM Coders and bring together code, content and community into guided education paths the progress a developer’s knowledge and community reputation for specific technology and industry domains.
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Meetups, conferences, and hackathons are ideal for getting to know fellow technology enthusiasts and growing your passion. You’ll meet like-minded people who are eager to learn about a technology — everyone who attends is there because they want to be there. If you’re ready to learn more about a technology, it’s time to attend an event, make some new friends, and start contributing today!

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Connect with an advocate

Need guidance in a particular technology area? Looking for a speaker for a technology meetup or event? Check out our list of developer advocates and find someone in your area and subject matter. We can’t wait to help!

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Learn from our advocates

Our developer advocate team wants to help you tell the world about the technologies that you’re passionate about. Discover guides, tutorials, tips, and best practices. And when you’re ready, begin submitting your own content and start hosting and presenting!

Discover what the advocates are sharing

Our developer advocates never stop creating. Come check out our content, from developer patterns to blogs, event summaries to videos, open source projects to … well, you get the idea. There’s always something new to discover.