Google Developer Groups

Connect beyond the screen.

When you join a Google Developer Group, you’ll have the opportunity to meet local developers with similar interests in technology. A GDG meetup event includes talks on a wide range of technical topics where you can learn new skills through hands-on workshops. The community prides itself on being an inclusive environment where everyone and anyone interested in tech - from beginner developers to experienced professionals - all are welcome to join.


Meet other local developers and those interested in developer technologies. All are welcome, including those with diverse backgrounds and those from a variety of companies and industries.


Learn about a wide range of technical topics where you can gain new skills through hands-on workshops and in-person training.


Apply your new learnings and connections to build great products, advance your skills, career and network. Give back to your community by helping others learn as well.

GDG Chapters

Search the map to find a GDG chapter near you. Visit each GDG’s page to find more information about the group, events, and sign-up details.

Stories from the community

From Code to Community: Why developers call DevFest home

Ricardo Costeira is a Software Engineer from Coimbra, Portugal. For the first time last year, he attended DevFest, the largest developer community-led movement hosted by Google Developer Groups across the world.

Come join us and your GDG community at DevFest 2019!

With over 400 community-led events, meet other developers and learn about the latest technologies during the largest developer event series in the world.

Top 5 Reasons to Attend

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Rayan, Women Techmaker Lebanon

Rayan launched the Women Techmakers GDG Chapter in the Middle East and now mentors girls in web development, and helps them overcome obstacles, while retaining their cultural values.

DevFest Lebanon Coast 2018

Rayan Al Zahab, organizer of GDG Lebanon Coast, shares her journey to GDG and her favorite part of participating in DevFest.

DevFest Nantes, France 2018

DevFest in Nantes, France started as a small event and now includes over 2,000 developers! It's a great place to meet new friends, find a job, and learn.

DevFest Kathmandu 2018

Hear about what makes being a developer in Kathmandu unique from attendees at their local DevFest. Attendees came away with new information and new connections.

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