Coders making the world a better place

"I'm just a pixel pusher, a bit flipper, a browser jockey.
How can I achieve something more?
Why do I feel so meaningless in my job?"

You're not alone, my friend - and you've come to the right place. Let me introduce you to the concept of coding kindly.

What is Coding Kindly?

Kind Coding means using your software talents to make the world a better place.
Believe it or not, your actions as a web developer, software engineer, or server admin can make a big difference.

Here's how:

1. Be Kind to the Earth

Did you know your code can improve the environment?

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Every job is a climate job
Sustainable web design
Website Carbon - test your site

2. Be Kind to Community

There are various ways that your coding expertise can help others around you.

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Finding ways to contribute to open source
Charity Navigator

3. Be Kind to Users

Your users are more than just visitors and clicks, they're real people - treat them kindly.

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Ensure your site and your users' data is secure
Improving site performance
Google's Accessibility Tips

4. Be Kind to Yourself

It's easy to forget about taking care of yourself. Our profession is not a dangerous one, but it is not without risks.

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10 Best Stretches for Office Workers
Open Sourcing Mental Illness
Mental health routine for developers

What's next?

Ready to get started? Pick 2-3 ideas above that speak to you and put them into action. You're talented, and you're making this world a better place. Thank you!

Want to continue the conversation? Hashtag #CodeKindly to spread the word and share examples.