Appwrite is excited to announce “Init,” a celebratory week packed with events to mark the launch of Appwrite 1.5. This special week will feature a series of daily announcements introducing new products or features.

Here’s what’s in store during the Init celebration:

  • Engage with online events, secure some exclusive swag, and immerse yourself in a variety of content tailored for the Init event.
  • We’re calling on creators, friends, and the community at large to join in on the fun and festivities.
  • A special shoutout to the more than 800 open source contributors who have played a pivotal role in Appwrite’s journey. This event is also a call to action for more developers to embark on their open-source adventures.
  • The essence of the Init event is to spotlight the impact of open-source collaboration in simplifying and enriching the digital product development process. We’re excited to reveal new tools and features that will enhance your building experience, all while celebrating the vibrant open-source community surrounding Appwrite.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be part of this unique experience. Make sure to sign up here to stay updated with all the announcements. Plus, if you link your GitHub account, you’ll earn an exclusive badge to flaunt. Check out the one I’ve proudly displayed below:


Guest Speakers

Appwrite is gearing up for an exhilarating week filled with a series of captivating events on Discord, each spotlighting different facets of this versatile platform. Anticipation is high as these sessions may also offer sneak peeks into the new features slated for release in Appwrite version 1.5. Here’s what the lineup looks like:

  • Day 0, “Welcome to Init” featuring Vonage Developer Diana Pham on Monday, February 26th at 17:00 GMT. This session promises to kick off the week with an engaging introduction, setting the tone for what’s to come.
  • Day 1, “Speed” with YouTube Creator Hitesh Choudhary on Tuesday, February 27th at 17:00 GMT, hints at discussions around performance enhancements and optimizations within Appwrite.
  • Day 2, “Safety” featuring Developer Advocate Jessica Temporal on Wednesday, February 28th at 17:00 GMT, will likely delve into security features and best practices for using Appwrite.
  • Day 3, “Logic” with Appwrite Brand Ambassador Danny Thompson on Thursday, February 29th at 17:00 GMT, could explore the logical advancements and backend improvements in Appwrite’s ecosystem.
  • Day 4, “Closing Party” featuring OpenSauced Senior Engineer & Creator Nick Taylor on Friday, March 1st at 17:00 GMT, will wrap up the week with a celebration and possibly some major announcements.

Having been a part of Appwrite’s journey from its inception, utilizing it for numerous personal and commercial projects, my excitement is through the roof. I eagerly await the unveiling of the innovations and improvements that Appwrite version 1.5 has in store. Stay tuned for detailed coverage on each of these announcements!