Effective Sharing Code in Japan

By Taiji Hagino

Elevator Pitch

This talk is about how to share your code effectively in Japanese market. Japan has often unique developers more than other country. Can you guess it? Developers who want to know their technical knowledge for all over the world can get lots of benefits in this talk.


In this session, you will learn more about Japan Developers culture:

International evangelist share their technical knowledge with sharing code, providing workshops, writing blogs, etc. easier than Japan. We have fatal point for awareness activities of our technologies in Japan. It’s “English Language”. In Japan…

  1. We have few time rag for getting the information of new technologies.
  2. Localize of many technology contents is so hard.
  3. It is difficult that developers who are not good at understanding English get beneficial technical information from web.
  4. Advocates / Evangelists have to take “the weak of English” into account for their activities.

The Advocate working Japan and overseas Taiji will tell you “How to provide technical knowledge for Japanese developers effectively”.


Taiji is currently in charge of IBM Developer Advocate for mobile, web, and IoT. Recent 3years, I have been doing DevRel activities, for example Speaker of tech talks, Organiser of my own event for engineers, Educator of mobile app development, Public Relation, and Attendant of big expo booth, etc. I can explain appeal of Japan DevRel and attendee can know that easily. It can be talked about the theme by only me. So you should decide me for one of speakers of DevRelCon London 2017, thanks!