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A curated list of awesome programming, development and similar technical support or discussion channels, groups, communities, resources and other shiny things.

Inspired by the awesome-* trend on GitHub.

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Index

By website

Some important websites where cool developers hang out and give back to the community.

  • Hacker News - Latest and in-depth technical news about hHacking, technology, security, cyber, vulnerabilities, privacy and similar technical discussions.
  • Meetup - Find Meetups and meet people in your local community who share your interests
  • Quora - Quora is a question-and-answer website where questions are asked, answered, edited and organized by its community
  • Reddit - Reddit is an entertainment, social networking, and news website with lots of forums for developers.
  • Sitepoint Forums - Sitepoint community forums for developers
  • Slack - Platform for team communication: everything in one place, instantly searchable and available
  • Stack Overflow - A language-independent collaboratively edited question and answer site for programmers

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By language

Communities organized by programming/scripting/markup language interest.

Assembly

Assembly programming language related community.

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AutoHotKey

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AutoIt

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C

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C++

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Clojure

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Coldfusion

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Common Lisp

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Crystal

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D

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Dart

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Delphi

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Elixir

  • Stack Overflow - support on Stack Overflow
  • Reddit - discussion forum on Reddit
  • Google+ - large and active Google+ group
  • Mailing list - Mailing list for questions and answers
  • Linked.in - large and active group on Linked.in
  • Freenode - large and active IRC channel
  • Quora - topic on Quora
  • Slack - officially suggested community on Slack
  • Meetup - get involved locally

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Elm

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Erlang

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Fortran

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Go

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Groovy

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Haskell

  • Stack Overflow - Haskell support on Stack Overflow
  • Reddit - Haskell discussion forum on Reddit
  • Facebook - large and active Haskell group on Facebook
  • Google+ - large and active group for Haskell on G+
  • Linked.in - large and active Haskell group on Linked.in
  • Quora - topics about Haskell on Quora
  • Freenode - IRC channel for Haskell
  • Local user groups - get involved locally

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JavaScript

  • Stack Overflow - Ask and answer questions about JavaScript
  • Reddit - JavaScript discussions on Reddit
  • Facebook - large and active group on Facebook
  • Google+ - large and active group on Google+
  • Linked.in - large and active group on Linked.in
  • Quora - JavaScript topics on Quora
  • Freenode - large and active IRC channel

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AngularJS

Dojo Toolkit

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jQuery

  • Stack Overflow - Support on Stack Overflow
  • Forum - Official forum
  • Freenode - Support IRC channel for users of jQuery, jQuery UI, and jQuery Mobile
  • Facebook - Large and active group on Facebook
  • Linked.in - Large and active group on Linked.in
  • Reddit - Discussion and sharing news, articles, plugins and tutorials, covering jQuery Core, jQuery UI, jQuery Mobile, and other related projects
  • Google+ - Large and active group on Google+
  • Quora - Ask and answer questions on Quora website
  • Meetup - Get involved locally

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React

  • Stack Overflow - Support on Stack Overflow
  • Freenode - Large and active IRC channel
  • Facebook - Large and active group on Facebook
  • Linked.in - Large and active group on Linked.in
  • Reddit - discussion on Reddit
  • Google+ - Large and active group on Google+
  • Quora - Ask and answer questions on Quora website
  • Meetup - Get involved locally

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Lua

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OCaml

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Perl

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PHP

PHP dynamic scripting language related community.

  • Stack Overflow - PHP support on StackOverflow
  • Reddit - Ask and answer questions, discussion
  • Facebook - large and active group on Facebook
  • Google+ - large and active group about PHP on Google+
  • Quora - ask and answer questions on Quora
  • Freenode:
    • #php - active support IRC channel for PHP users
    • #phpc - active community IRC channel for PHP users
  • php.ug - map of local PHP user groups
  • Linked.in - discussion group on Linked.in for PHP developers
  • PHP Classes - PHP specialists forum
  • PHP Chat - A community of PHP Programmers from around the world, on Slack.

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CakePHP

Community organized by CakePHP framework interes.

  • Stack Overflow - Support on StackOverflow
  • Reddit - Ask and answer questions, discussion
  • Facebook - Large and active Facebook group
  • Google+ - Large and active group on Google+
  • Google group - Discussion group for the project
  • IRC - Large and active IRC channel
  • Linked.in - Large and active group on Linked.in
  • Quora - Topic on Quora

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Laravel

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Symfony

  • Stack Overflow - Symfony support on StackOverflow
  • Reddit - Ask and answer questions, discussion
  • Facebook - notable, large and active Facebook groups:
  • Google+ - large and active group about Symfony on Google+
  • Freenode - Active IRC channel for Symfony support
  • Linked.in - large and active group on Linked.in
  • Quora - Symfony topics on Quora
  • SensioLabs Connect - Developer social network, earn achievements for your community involvement and commitment.
  • Slack - Symfony group on Slack, platform for team communication.
  • Twitter - Keep up with Symfony news in a twitter-like way.
  • Local:
    • Community events - Find Symfony events near you.
    • Meetup - Get involved locally and find Symfony users from your local area.

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Zend Framework

  • Stack Overflow - Support on StackOverflow
  • Reddit - Ask and answer questions, discussion
  • Facebook - Large and active group on Facebook
  • Google+ - Large and active group on Google+
  • IRC - Active IRC channel
  • Linked.in - Large and active group on Linked.in
  • Quora - Zend Framework topics on Quora
  • User Groups - Zend Framework usergroups

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PureScript

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Python

  • Stack Overflow - Python support channel
  • Reddit - Python discussions on Reddit
  • Facebook - large and active group on Facebook
  • Google+ - large and active group on Google+
  • Freenode - active IRC channel for Python users
  • Linked.in - large and active group on Linked.in
  • Quora - Python topics on Quora

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Ruby

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Ruby on Rails

  • Stack Overflow - Ruby on Rails support on Stack overflow
  • Reddit - Discussions on Reddit
  • Facebook - large and active group on Facebook
  • Google+ - large and active group on Google+
  • Freenode - large and active IRC channel
  • Linked.in - large and active group on Linked.in
  • Quora - Ror topics on Quora

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Rust

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Scala

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Swift

  • Stack Overflow - Swift support on Stack Overflow
  • Reddit - Swift discussions on Reddit
  • Facebook - large and active Facebook group
  • Google+ - large and active group on Google+
  • Freenode - IRC channel for Swift
  • Linked.in - large and active Swift group on Linked.in
  • Quora - Swift topics on Quora

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TypeScript

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By platform

Communities organized by platform interest

.NET

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Android

Community organized by Android platform interest

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Cordova

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Electron

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Frontend development

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Hybrid apps

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iOS

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Linux

  • Stack Overflow - Linux support on StackOverflow
  • Reddit - Discussion forum with links to support forums
  • Facebook - large and active group on Facebook
  • Google+ - large and active group on Google+
  • Freenode - Active support IRC channel users
  • Linked.in - large and active discussion group on Linked.in

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Node.js

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React Native

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Xamarin

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watchOS

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Miscellaneous Communities

Notable groups, communities and clubs of miscellaneous context types.

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Resources

Some learning material for building community and what members and leaders of the best communities read and adopt.

Articles

Awesome articles and blog posts about community, user groups, community management etc.

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Books

In-depth reading material about community.

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Miscellaneous Resources

Various types of resources - guides, videos and similar best practices.

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Contributing and License

You are most welcome to contribute to this Awesome Community list as well. Big thanks to all current contributors who have helped build this Awesome Community list.

CC0

To the extent possible under law, Peter Kokot has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this work.

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