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Articles about career - Alvin Bryan


My first 6 months as a Developer Advocate

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I’ve been a developer advocate full-time at Contentful for 6 months. I feel extremely fortunate. I love this job so much. There’s an unsaid tradition to write a blog post when you cross the 6-month milestone, so here we go.

How I became a developer advocate

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When I meet developers, “How did you become a developer advocate?” is the question that I get asked the most. This is the long answer.


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My past layoff, what I wish I knew, and some tips if you've been laid off too.

Learning to code in time of crisis

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Whether you’ve been laid off, struggling to make ends meet with the crazy inflation or dissatisfied with your current job, you may have wondered: Could I work in tech?