Contribute to OCaml.org: Here's How You Can Participate
Hello fellow OCaml enthusiasts!
Are you passionate about OCaml and eager to showcase your exciting projects, share your insights, or highlight OCaml-related opportunities? Or are you a newcomer to OCaml wanting to learn more, develop your skills, and become active in the community? Look no further! We invite you to become an active contributor to OCaml.org, the thriving hub for OCaml developers and learners.
Discuss on OCaml.org serves as a central platform for the OCaml community, where individuals from all backgrounds come together to share knowledge, discuss ideas, and collaborate on OCaml-related endeavors. As an open and inclusive community, we welcome your unique perspectives, experiences, and contributions.
Join us in shaping the future of OCaml and fostering a vibrant community! Together, we can inspire, educate, and empower developers, enthusiasts, and learners around the world.
Submit a Blog Post
Below are a few ideas for original blog posts that will attract new OCaml users and engage existing ones in the converstaion.
Share your OCaml projects. Have you built something amazing with OCaml? Whether it's a web application, a library, a compiler, or any other innovative project, we encourage you to write a blog post describing your journey. Share your challenges, triumphs, and the lessons you've learned along the way. Your project may inspire others and provide valuable insights into OCaml development.
Highlight why you chose OCaml. If you have chosen OCaml as your programming language of choice for a particular project, we want to hear your story! Share the reasons behind your decision, the benefits you've experienced, and the unique features of OCaml that made it the perfect fit for your needs. Your personal experiences can help others understand the power and versatility of OCaml.
Submit a Job Opening or Book Recommendation
Post OCaml job openings. Are you looking to hire OCaml developers or seeking OCaml-related job opportunities? Have you come across a company looking for OCaml programmers? OCaml.org is an ideal platform to connect with talented individuals and organisations within the OCaml community. Share job openings, internships, or freelance projects, and help expand the reach of OCaml in the industry.
Recommend OCaml books and learning resources. Do you have a favorite OCaml book, tutorial, or learning resource that has helped you in your journey? Perhaps you have a favorite OCaml-featured blog or social network. Share it with the community! OCaml.org is an excellent place to recommend insightful books, online courses, videos, blogs, or any other materials that can empower fellow OCaml enthusiasts.
Other ways to contribute. Success Stories, Community Events/Meetups, and more! Instructions on how to submit the various contributions can be found in the CONTRIBUTING.md document in the OCaml.org GitHub repo.
Participate in OCaml's Discord Channel
The channel's purpose is to discuss ideas, proposals, feature requests, and bugs related to OCaml.org. There's already been some great discussions and suggestions in Discord! It's perfect as an informal way to contribute to OCaml.org, and it's a great place to get in contact as well!
Attend Community Meetings
The public OCaml.org community meetings will be organised based on your feedback and interest. The agenda for each meeting is set in advance, but will likely be different each time.
Dates for the upcoming new public OCaml.org Community meetings (scheduled on Google Calendar):
- 24 Jul 2023, Mon 18:00 – 19:00 CEST
- 7 Aug 2023, Mon 18:00 – 19:00 CEST
- 21 Aug 2023, Mon 18:00 – 19:00 CEST
- 4 Sept 2023, Mon 18:00 – 19:00 CEST
- 18 Sept 2023, 18:00 – 19:00 CEST
- 2 Oct 2023, 18:00 – 19:00 CEST
- 16 Oct 2023, 18:00 – 19:00 CEST
Topics may include:
- Proposals you want to champion
- Q&A sessions about the project
- Guidance on contributing
But we're not limiting topics to just these. Many more topics relevant to OCaml.org and how to best make use of it for the benefit of the OCaml community can also be discussed. If you'd like to add a topic/issue to the discussion for a specific meeting, please contact Sabine on OCaml Discuss or the OCaml.org Discord channel.
By contributing to OCaml.org, you will not only enhance your visibility within the OCaml community but also actively contribute to the growth and knowledge-sharing of the language itself. Your insights, experiences, and recommendations will help others learn, explore, and adopt OCaml in diverse domains.
Remember, the OCaml community thrives on the collective knowledge and experiences of its members. Your voice matters, and we eagerly look forward to your unique contributions.
Let's build a stronger and more connected OCaml community together!