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Scaling community by webhooking the things

Scaling community by webhooking the things

Don't make your forum an island. This lightning-length presentation provides a look at the Algolia community tech stack and then two new open source projects spun out of building it.

Presented at Open Source Show & Tell 2017.

Josh Dzielak

June 09, 2017
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  1. Josh Dzielak
    Scaling community by
    webhooking the things
    Developer Advocate, Algolia
    Open Source Show & Tell · June 9, 2017 · San Francisco
    @dzello
    dzello

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  2. Developers hit walls.
    exception
    missing doc
    out of date
    unsupported
    bad use case

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  3. Developers need to
    start conversations.

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  4. Conversations at scale?
    Build a community.

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  5. The owner-occupied
    community forum.

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  6. https://discourse.algolia.com/
    512 topics 3,510+ posts
    Algolia Discourse activity as of June 2017

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  7. Don’t make
    your forum an island

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  8. Algolia Community Tech Stack

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  9. vue-keen-dashboards
    https://github.com/algolia/vue-keen-dashboards
    A secure, extensible dashboard for
    your Keen IO data built with Vue.js

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  10. https://github.com/algolia/discourse-webhook-collector
    A set of webhooks for consuming
    activity from Discourse
    discourse-webhook-collector
    and doing
    all the things
    with it

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  11. We’re hiring!
    Algolia Series B
    Cheese Plate
    algolia.com/careers

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  12. Thank you!
    Questions? — [email protected]

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