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Welcome thread v0

Oh hi there!

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Melissa Kaulfuss

Hi everyone πŸ‘‹ well this is exciting πŸ™Œ

I have been searching for an open source project to get involved with and just posted my first blogpost on dev.io and stumbled up forem.dev. Look forward to helping in any way I can πŸ’—

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Ben Halpern

Great to have you Melissa!

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Bennett Benedict

Hello forem! Bennett here Coming through

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HarryAdney

Less than a second for me to fall of that tHing - guaranteed, LOL.
(It looks like loads of fun though!)

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Bennett Benedict

It is hella fun indeed

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Bennett Benedict

It is hella fun indeed

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Ben Halpern

Hey hey

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Bennett Benedict

Hey hey Ben

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Xstraa.com

πŸ˜…πŸ˜‚ This looks fun

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Josh Dzielak

πŸ‘‹ Hi everyone! Josh here from Orbit. I πŸ’œ tools that help folks build communities and have been eager to try out Forem for a while now. Can't wait to learn from the smart folks here πŸ€“

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Ifeoma.

Hello! Long time Dev user and happy to be a part another community here. πŸ˜€

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Ben Halpern

Great to have you!!

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Nick Taylor

Welcome! πŸ‘‹

Whale hello there!

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kekecoder

Hello everyone, am excited to be part of this great community, hoping to learn more and impact the community. I'm a PHP/Laravel Developer by the way, very much interested in backend development. Nice meeting you all πŸ€—πŸ™ŒπŸΎ

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Ben Halpern

Great to have you!

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Ella (she/her/elle)

Welcome @kekecoder ! Nice to meet you, too, and looking forward to seeing you around here (maybe even creating a Forem of your own?)

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Sharone Zitzman πŸ₯‘

Hey There! I've been looking for an excellent community platform after using a bunch of others - super excited about forem - looks like a lot of thought went into it and how to bring people together.

Looking forward to participating meaningfully!

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Ben Halpern

Great to have you! We'll have plenty of updates soon about how to get people rolling :)

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Ankush Singh Gandhi

can anyone tell me the difference between dev.to and form.dev

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PaweΕ‚ Ludwiczak

Sure:

  • dev.to - is a community for developers. It's powered by Forem(it's like WordPress but for communities).
  • forem.dev - is basically about that Forem engine - updates, feature announcements, ideas discussions etc.
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Jared Robin

Hey Everyone!! I'm Jared, co-founder of a community called RevGenius - 16k sales, marketing and revops pros. Wanted to find somebody to help me install Forem for our community!

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Ben Halpern

That’s exciting!

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Jared Robin

Hey Ben - looking for help with installing Forem - any suggestions?

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Ben Halpern

As far as options for self-hosting Forems, I personally like DigitalOcean, but all of these will be fine.

If you run into any problems getting set up, come back here and make a post seeking help.

And then once you get up and running, poke around admin, look to get properly configured, and then again, come back here if you want more help.

If you get stuck anywhere please don't hesitate to come back to forem.dev or reach out to hello@forem.com for our help! Once you're fully up and running it will all be about keeping up with community moderation and making it the best Forem you can.

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Ben Halpern

… I see you’re getting up and running on Forem Cloud, which is definitely the way to go. Good luck getting up and running, definitely come back to ask for feedback and ideas here. πŸ˜…

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Vaibhav Khulbe

Hello there! Been writing weekly on DEV. Got here from this post by Ben.

Good to know that the platform is open-source and looking forward to making meaningful contributions. :)

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Ben Halpern

Good to have you πŸ˜…

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Vaibhav Khulbe

Hi Ben! May I ask when this was started? I mean this forem.dev website was launched? (I think I'm too late to join πŸ˜…)

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Ben Halpern

Several months ago, but we’ve also been fairly heads down so only now beginning to be as active as we want to be.

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Farhan Hasin Chowdhury • Edited on

Hi everyone. Damn, it feels so good to be a part of this community.

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josef

Hello everyone!

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Ben Halpern

Hey hey

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maureen_to

Hey everyone! I’m a UI/UX Designer and Frontend Developer. Just joined forem after months of using DEV to write about musings on tech, society, and my own learning path! I think it’s about time I apply my skills to contribute to open source and see what the rage is about! Great to be here ☺️

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Thiago Pacheco • Edited on

Hello everyone!
I am a Dev.to user for a long time now and I started writing some posts recently there too.
I am super excited to join this community and I hope I can learn and contribute a lot with you guys!

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Christina Gorton

Hey! Looking forward to seeing this grow 🌱

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Ben Halpern

Woohoo!

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Oz Ramos • Edited on

Hello! I've been working on a handsfree visual coding platform to help people who can't use a computer at all become integrated into Tech (of which these people are typically 100% excluded from)


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I joined here because the Dev.to community inspires me, and I'd like to try and kickstart a similar community for people who code with assistive tech (not necessarily with just my tool). Also, I'd like to get involved with any of the accessibility features of forem both to learn and contribute!

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Ella (she/her/elle)

Resurrecting this thread to say "Hola, I'm Ella from the Forem Team πŸ‘‹"

Some of y'all will know me from other Forems (my "big intro" is on DEV), but for those who don't, it's a pleasure to make your acquaintance and I hope that we'll get to know each other better in the near future!

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Ritu Chaturvedi

Hey, Ritu from DevGraph πŸ‘‹

Excited to be part of forem.dev. I'm impressed with dev.to community, options to express ourselves and the quality of content available for our disposal.

Want to be part of forem too and add value to the users here and want to add value to myself as well. Thanks :)

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Michael Harvey Miller • Edited on

Hello, Forem! I'm online and trained to go.

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Ben Halpern

Hello Michael!

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Michael Harvey Miller

Hi Ben!

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Lee

Hi from the world of MMA 🌱 + πŸ₯‹ = πŸ”₯

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Ron Sheridan • Edited on

I've been waiting for this.

I own the domain BassGuitar.com and for years it's been pointing to a Facebooks page. My plan is to focus on creating a social network/community for Bass Guitar enthusiasts.

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Ella (she/her/elle)

Welcome, @ronsheridan ! You might wanna connect with @michaeltharrington who's working on a community for Synth enthusiasts, to create a Forem Band!

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forem Author

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Sourav Das • Edited on

hi

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Ben Halpern

Hey!

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Albiona

Hi there,

I am Albiona :)

I am a software developer, and I love building communities. My sister and I founded dev.to/codergalsks in our home country. I started the first Toastmasters Club a year and a half ago, and now we have transitioned to an online community :)

I am looking for opportunities to learn and make things better for the communities - Can't wait to explore the forem.dev πŸ™Œβš‘οΈβš‘οΈπŸš€πŸ›Έ

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πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ woohoo forem

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Ben Halpern

🌱

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jlfguthrie

Hey all, been looking at options to build a community for my hobby. Stumbled across Forem and I really like what I see.

Now to get it installed... pulling my hair out, but will hopefully get it up and running soon!

Not from a developer or systems background, but been playing around on a dedicated server running Ubuntu with Plex for the past month and am enjoying the learning curve and struggle :-) I am sure it will get easier!

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Nick Taylor • Edited on

'sup? πŸ‘‹

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Andrew Bone • Edited on

hey

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Sourav Das

Hello @forem 🌱

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Ben Halpern

Welcome!

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Anumitha Apollo

Hey hey!

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Ben Halpern

Hey!

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Omar Sinan

Hey πŸ‘‹ Long time DEV user. Very excited for this :)

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Greg B

Hello Hello

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Ben Halpern

Hey Greg!

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Nick Taylor

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