Hi 👋 - I'm the new no-code moderator!

Hey No-Code Community!

My name is Lacey Kesler and I'm so excited to join this community!

I'm going to be moderating this community and continuing Courtland's work to build a strong No-Code community on IH.

I'm excited to get to know you and provide resources, AMAs, online events, etc. to foster the growth here.

A little bit about me:

No-Code is my fulltime gig. I do freelance projects where I build startups with no-code tools. I also run a separate community of Women in No-Code and have a podcast called Visual Dev. FM. I've trained at Stanford University on no-code, as well as the Bloomberg Beta team. I'm working on some side projects that are focused on no-code education that I hope to roll out later this year.

I'm here to help you grow and learn - if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out. :)

If there is a way this community can serve you better, I'd like to hear about it.

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    Hi Lacey,
    Congratulation. I also work on a few projects with no-code tools. It's interested to hear that there is a training related to this subject at Stanford University. Would you share more information about that course or class? Thank you.

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      Hey there! Thanks!

      Sure, we (myself, Ben, and Matt who I work with on Visual Dev FM) were invited by Elliott Adams (he is a founder / advisor in the startup world) and he engaged Standford about facilitating a no-code course for a 6 or 8 weeks, I think.

      So, Elliott invited us to come to speak and teach what we know about no-code. Elliott brought in different speakers on different weeks and I think had the students start working with the tools.

      Ben, Matt, and I are also faciliating training at another college in California in October on using no-code to build digital products.

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    Hi Lacey! I'm putting together content for AppGyver (https://www.appgyver.com/) at the moment. I'm also planning a podcast with another female colleague, where we'll cover themes like nocode, diversity in tech, and the open source movement.

    Seems like we have a lot of similar values :D Would love to be in contact with you and chat about possible collaborations.

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      Hey @radioesmee!

      That's so cool! I've seen AppGyver but haven't gotten to play with it yet! I want to though!

      I'd love to chat about collaborations! DM me on Twitter @laceykesler and let's chat!

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    Hi @laceykesler! Excited to learn from your resources etc 😊 I just launched an app for no-code designing in SwiftUI (https://www.detailspro.app).

    I think, most of all, I'm interested in community-building and how to encourage the designers and devs who use my app to engage and share their feedback.

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      Hey, that's awesome! The layout is super clean - nice work!

      I'm seeing more and more products offer community as a form of support with their product and it seems to be going well when the community is engaged.

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    Welcome and best wishes for your contributions to this community. I'm pinging @radioesmee who may be interested.

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    Hi Lacey,
    Great to see a female mod here :)
    I look forward to learning from you and the other ladies in the no-code space in general.
    I'm the founder of No-code Campus, a free no-code program for kids in Rwanda.
    Nothing close to Stanford but it's pretty cool to see how these young people enjoy the process.

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      Thank you so much for your warm welcome! :)

      I'd love to hear more about the program you're offering kids! My oldest daughter is getting into visual development and it's so fun to watch her learn and discover!

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    Congrats! No-Code typically means more clicking; less typing. For you ... not so much. ;-)

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    Congrats, Lacey! Super strong no-code community on IH! I've gotten more interactions on no-code than the developers channel! 🤪 Looking forward to seeing it gaining more and more supports!

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    Love this! Excited to see the no-code IH community grow.

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      Thanks, I'm excited to be here!

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    Glad you’re helping out 🙌🏻🙌🏻

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      Yeah, same! I'm glad to be a part of this group!

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    Super cool Lacey! I'm getting https://n0c0de.com started as we speak! Focussed on nocode and putting tools to use to create products quickly!

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      Right on! That's awesome!

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    I'm just getting started learning more about No-Code here on IH as well.

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      That's awesome! Happy to learn alongside you and share the valuable information I find!

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    I’d like to introduce our no-code product, https://www.tabilet.com . It goes so extremely that one can make even a React mobile with low code or no-code. We are looking for partners.

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    All the very best @laceykesler. Looking forward to more in-depth conversations.

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      Sweet, me too! If you've got something specific in mind, let me know!

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    Congrats! Have gotten a lot more into no-code this year and would love to learn more about your women in no-code community as well if that's alright! :)

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      Hey, absolutely! DM me on Twitter @laceykesler and let's chat! :)

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    Congratulations Lacey! I'm sure you'll do great!

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      I appreciate the kind words!

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    Nice to see you here, looking forward to learning from you!

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      Thank you! I'm excited to learn and grow alongside everyone! :)

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      Glad to be here, Toby!

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      Thank you - I appreciate it!

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    Congratulations Lacey :)
    Looking forward to joining meetwinc.com <3

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      Woo hoo! Yes! That'd be awesome!

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      Thanks so much @Janel! I'm so happy to be here!

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    Welcome Lacey, looking forward to see interesting content from your side. No pressure :D

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      Ha right? Thanks for welcoming me! If you'd like to see something specific within this community or have ideas, I'd love to know about it.

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        One of idea, sharing valuable no-code YT video

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          Great idea! I'm working on gathering a list already, so I'd be happy to share that here!

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    Really happy to have you here Lacey!

    I’ve been following you on Twitter and excited about meetwinc.com. Your enthusiasm for no-code is awesome!

    See you around and best of luck 😄

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      Aw, thanks so much! That's very kind of you! I'm very excited to be here!

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    Hi Lacey!! Glad to see you here.

    You're such an experienced person! You will bring so much knowledge to this group.

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      I'm so excited about learning and growing alongside everyone! This is already such a great group and I'm honored to be here!

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    Awesome Lacey! Nice to meet you.

    I'm the founder of a business built on no-code - LegUp Health.

    And I'm an big advocate for / supporter of the no-code ecosystem.

    Please let me know how I can help you in this new role!

    Sincerely, Rick

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      Awesome, thanks!!

      I just checked out the website, it looks so nice! Webflow is such a great tool for websites!

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      Thanks - so glad to be here!

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    Congratulations Lacey! Nice to know about you and have you as moderator of this group :)

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      Thanks so much @Wyeem! I'm glad to be here and serve this community!

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    @laceykesler good to have you. what would be your advice to yourself 48 hours ago?

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      My advice to myself 48 hours ago would be that weekends are for sleep, not staying up late. ;)

      In all honesty, it would be not to get so anxious about things I can't control. I was traveling over the weekend, had a lot on my mind and things to do, and instead of enjoying my trip, I was just stressed.

      I wish I would have taken a deep breath and done what I could, and not worry about the rest at that moment. It's kinda cheesy, but it's true.

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    Congratulations Lacey. Let's rock nocode.

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      Super pumped to be here!

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