W3C Strategic Highlights: Outreach to the world (Developer Relations)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.)

W3C Developer Relations

W3C developers logoTo foster the excellent feedback loop between Web Standards development and Web developers, and to grow participation from that diverse community, the W3C team has revived its Developer Relations activities with a three-pronged approach:

  • The @w3cdevs social media account is a medium through which W3C Team connects with developers. The stream of updates is oriented towards a technical audience and focuses on early and new work, upcoming events, and ways to contribute
  • Github monitoring to feed the virtuous loop of developer feedback
  • Increase coordination between MDN (Mozilla Developer Network) and W3C
  • Organization of the W3C Developer Meetup in Lyon, co-located with TPAC18


MDN logo

MDN Web Docs is the cross-browser Web standards documentation that helps Web developers build the open Web. W3C Staff member Dominique Hazaël-Massieux has joined the MDN Product Advisory Board (PAB). This opens many opportunities:

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