January 27th, 2020 ×

Hasty Treat - Building A Community Slack, Discord, Spectrum, Discourse, Forums


In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about community building online — some of the different software techniques and things you can do to either get started with a web community or join one.

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Show Notes

7:16 - Chat options

9:00 - Forum based

  • Indexable
  • Searchable
  • Slower communication
  • Discourse
  • Spectrum
  • Facebook groups
  • Reddit
  • SyntaxFM Reddit

27:27 - Commenting systems

  • YouTube comments
  • Comments systems in general

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