Over the next few years, demand for their talents is only going to grow, as the old adage about every company becoming a software company becomes ever more accurate (see the car industry, just for starters).
As new products become available and tech continues to evolve at a rapid pace, so should developers, be it keeping on top of new languages and tech trends, learning to network or gaining a wider set of skills.
One of the best ways to do this is to head to meetups. They provide you with a ready-made, keen community of like-minded peers, with opportunities to learn from and teach others, plus make new friends.
Here are a few of the most popular meetups for developers in the UK.