Episode 207: Impact of DevRel and Content Creation with Kapehe

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Kapehe joins us to talk about her role in developer relations. What does developer relations mean? How does Dev Rel go back to the Product team? Where does video work best for dev rel? And how to deal with criticism of dev rel knowledge.

Recording date: October 6, 2022

John Papa [@John_Papa](https://twitter.com/john_papa)

Ward Bell [@WardBell](https://twitter.com/WardBell)

Dan Wahlin [@DanWahlin](https://twitter.com/danwahlin)

Craig Shoemaker [@craigshoemaker](https://twitter.com/craigshoemaker)

Kapehe [@kapehe_ok](https://twitter.com/kapehe_ok)

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## Resources:

* [Kapehe’s blog](https://kapehe.io/posts)

* [Kapehe’s YouTube channel](https://www.youtube.com/c/kapehe)

* [Sanity.io](https://www.sanity.io/)

* [The Battle of House Promises vs House Observables with Kapehe](https://webrush.io/episodes/episode-75-the-battle-of-house-promises-vs-house-observables-with-kapehe-UH8wJqPP)

* [What the heck is a developer advocate?](https://www.freecodecamp.org/news/what-the-heck-is-a-developer-advocate-87ab4faccfc4/)

* [Query Language for Sanity (GROQ)](https://www.sanity.io/docs/groq)

* [GROQ in 2 video series](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgjFf2M4OdQ&list=PLRzQpWc3zNPkoeiKdZzz0zOqZzvy9ItxT)

* [RXJS](https://rxjs.dev/)

## Timejumps

* **[00:32](#t=00:32)** Topic introduction

* **[01:04](#t=01:04)** Creating content

* **[02:49](#t=02:49)** Guest introduction

* **[05:49](#t=05:49)** What does developer relations mean to you?

* **[07:18](#t=07:18)** Sponsor: Narwhal

* **[07:50](#t=07:50)** How does Dev Rel go back to the Product team?

* **[15:03](#t=15:03)** Where does video work best for dev rel?

* **[19:34](#t=19:34)** Sponsor: Ag Grid

* **[20:36](#t=20:36)** The difference between a presentation vs a workshop?

* **[22:33](#t=22:33)** How does dev rel not become a shill for the company?

* **[27:21](#t=27:21)** Dealing with criticism of dev rel knowledge

* **[33:10](#t=33:10)** Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by [Chris Enns of Lemon Productions](https://lemonproductions.ca/).

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