Dev Quest

AmyJune Hineline, open source community ambassador at Kanopi Studios and Aaron Winborn award winner, shows us how her compassion as a hospice nurse and "I can fix it" experience as a Volkswagen mechanic helped her become a leading figure in the Drupal open source project.

Show Notes

You can connect with AmyJune on Twitter,, or a contribution sprint happening near you! 

Here are some of the key points from our conversation:

  • How the altruism of a hospice nurse translated to open source.
  • The power of community.
  • Finding your place in technology even if you're not a coder.
  • What Volkswagen maintenance and web development have in common.
  • Making open source contribution easy, even for non-coders.
  • The importance of accessibility.
  • The wonderful world of geocaching.
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What is Dev Quest?

Dev Quest is a podcast about the career journey of the modern web developer. Web development is one of the most accessible and fruitful career paths of our era, marrying a great deal of autonomy and interesting work with a strong sense of community and openness. On Dev Quest, we'll talk to devs working at all levels of the industry, from agency-employed and freelance folks building websites for small businesses to start up founders who are helping run multi-million dollar SaaS companies and everyone in between, all through the lens of trying to help you grow to the next stage in your own journey into this amazing field.