Enabling the Next 50 Million Developers

Debunking the myth of being born to code

Reto Meier
Jul 15, 2014 · 7 min read

To increase the diversity of developers, we in the developer relations community must increase the variety of our content, presentation styles, and delivery mechanisms

Different Approaches for Different Developers

Unfortunately, if you look around and see a lot of people with the same backgrounds and educations, it’s easy to conclude that anyone who learns differently from you isn’t as smart, or is less advanced.

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The wrong approach
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A better approach

The Developer Origin Mythology

“You think software is your ally? You merely adopted engineering. I was born in it, molded by it. I didn’t see a UI until I was already grown, by then it was nothing to me but blinding!”

Let’s start by assuming the entire audience is smart

So, Can Different Approaches Create More Developers?

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Reto Meier

Written by

Developer Advocate @ Google, software engineer, and author of “Professional Android” series from Wrox. All opinions are my own.

Google Developers

Engineering and technology articles for developers, written and curated by Googlers. The views expressed are those of the authors and don't necessarily reflect those of Google.

Reto Meier

Written by

Developer Advocate @ Google, software engineer, and author of “Professional Android” series from Wrox. All opinions are my own.

Google Developers

Engineering and technology articles for developers, written and curated by Googlers. The views expressed are those of the authors and don't necessarily reflect those of Google.

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