Social media is a great place to collaborate, discover and share. I am an active user of some social media communities like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn where i have joined groups made for developers to keep myself updated, share and discover about the market trends. I am always looking for places and tools to make my life easier as a developer. Here are some of the social media communities just made for developers. These tools will help you in the development run. Enjoy!
Mashant is a social network dedicated to developers. Beginner or expert, web or system developer, come share with your friends the projects in which you worked, your achievements, your discoveries and much more.
Forrst is a community. It’s a place where designers, engineers and developers can share their work and get the feedback they need. They can learn from each other what it means to give feedback and give it effectively. All with the goal of getting better at their craft.
Geeklist is a vibrant platform for geeks to discover, connect and share the great work they have done. Developers worldwide, and their work, are nowhere to be found or discovered. In Geeklist we provide the global developer community a place to get credit where credit is due. A place to share their resources and links with each other.
Snipplr is your solution. Now, all of our code snippets are stored in one place. Best of all, the other guys at work have access to each others’ code library. With Snippl You can keep all of your frequently used code snippets in one place that’s accessible from any computer. You can share your code with other visitors and use what they post, too.
Masterbranch is a site for developers and employers who are looking for great developers. This is a place where developers can create their coding profile, which is automatically updated through their open source activity, and where employers can find candidates for available positions by looking at the skills of each developer.
Code snipp.it is a social sharing site made just for developers by developers. Code snipp.its are pieces of code, plugins, or anything developer related you’d love to share. These may be simple one to two line pieces of code you have trouble remembering, or something you’ve written completely from scratch.
Better Codes aims to engage software developers to share their ideas and empower them to turn those ideas into code that works. It does so by connecting like-minded developers and enables them to collaborate on anything related to coding. Better codes will enable developers to find relevant information easily using powerful search and developer-specific social-networking tools to run and manage their projects with friends from all over the world.
Stack Overflow is a question and answer site for professional and enthusiast programmers. It’s built and run by you as part of the Stack Exchange network of Q&A sites. With your help, we’re working together to build a library of detailed answers to every question about programming.
DZone produces and publishes valuable content for our global audience of software developers and architects. For 15 years, DZone has cultivated trust and earned credibility with their active and engaged community by being honest, producing and sharing useful content where it will have the greatest impact. DZone Links is a place for our community members to discover and share the latest and most popular news from around the web.
SourceForge is dedicated to making open source projects successful. With the tools they provide, 3.4 million developers create powerful software in over 324,000 projects. Their popular directory connects more than 46 million consumers with these open source projects and serves more than 4,000,000 downloads a day. SourceForge is where open source happens.