The channels Slack have become a new place to debate and discuss various issues related to software development. In fact, programmers have started to participate more actively in Slack channels than in forums.
14 slack channels for software developers
This tool connects groups of people passionate about certain niche topics and allows them to clarify some of their doubts immediately.
It is interesting to see how these Slack communities grow considerably on a daily basis. It has become a very valuable source of information, and it almost seems that each language and framework has its own Slack channel to which you can join. In this article, we will focus on the most active and popular channels:
Community for React and React Native developers. It has several channels covering key React libraries and other projects normally used in conjunction with React. There is also a space for questions, code reviews and jobs.
2. PHP Chat
This channel is a paradise for PHP developers. Here you will find channels about events, announcements, feedback, tools, tests, jobs and much more, all related to the world of PHP.
The largest (and active) channel in which to discuss and deal with TypeScript issues. Here you will find reviews of code, advice, proposals and debates.
Slack group for questions, events, announcements and general discussion about Kubernetes. Here you will find very interesting conversations on the subject as well as pretty quick feedback on your ideas.
5. European Dev Explorer
Learn from other developers about the best European cities and ask them questions about it. Share experiences about living and working in different cities in Europe. By joining this channel you will learn about different practices around the world as well as job opportunities in leading companies and startups.
If you are a NodeJS user, this channel is for you. Here you will find people with similar ideas to yours as well as experts who can give you very valuable feedback.
7. iOS Developers
The Slack channel for iOS Developers is focused on iOS and Mac developers. It currently has thousands of active members. It is an ideal place to find work or discuss issues related to the iOS world with members of the community.
CodeBuddies is a global community of wonderful people who help each other in order to be better developers through conversations via Slack and organized P2P study groups and virtual hangouts.
9. Software Crafters
By joining this channel you are joining the Crafters Software Community! Here you will find materials, events and articles related to software craftsmanship.
10. Socrates Conference
The Slack channel dedicated to the SoCraTes conference, that is to say, the Conference for Craft and Software Testing (Software Craft Testing Conference).
11. Barcelona Engineers
We find it interesting to share this local Slack channel, since we believe it can be very useful if you are thinking of coming to Barcelona (either because you come to our Software Architecture event or because you have decided to come to live here) or if you simply want to collaborate with local developers. BcnEng is a Slack channel built around the engineering community of Barcelona.
This Slack channel focused on the Kotlin language aims to be an inclusive space committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming space where to grow as an expert in Kotlin.
13. Virtual JUG
This Slack channel is a great place to ask technical questions (or not) related to Java. Here you will find the first Java Online Users Group exclusively online in the world, and the best Java experts in the community.
14. Microsoft Developer Chat
The goal of this channel is to bring together people who work with Microsoft technologies so they can learn from each other and share their knowledge, projects, jobs and events.
We hope this list has been useful for you. If you think that we have left a channel that should be here, do not hesitate to share them in the comments section!