Cadence Community Spotlight Update - April 2022

Welcome to our Cadence Community Spotlight update!

This is our monthly blog post series focused on news from in and around the Cadence community.

Please see below for a short activity roundup of what has happened recently in the community.

# SD Times Names Cadence Open Source Project of the Week

In April Cadence was named as open source project of the week by the SD Times. Being named gives the project some great publicity and means the project is getting noticed. You can find a link to the article in the Cadence in the News section below.

# Follow Us on LinkedIn and Twitter!

We have now set up Cadence accounts on LinkedIn (opens new window) and Twitter (opens new window) where you can keep up to date with what is happening in the community. We will be using these social media accounts to share news, articles, stories and links related to Cadence - so please follow us!

And don’t forget to share your news with us. We are looking forward to receiving your feedback and comments. The more we interact - the more we build our community!

# Proposal to Change the Way We Write Workflows

If you haven’t seen the proposal from community member Quanzheng Long (opens new window) about creating a new way to write Cadence workflows then please take a look: (opens new window). He has already received some initial feedback and is currently working on putting together a proof of concept demo to show the community. As soon as we have more news about it - we will let you know!

# Help Us Improve Cadence

Do you want to help us improve Cadence? We are always looking for contributors so any contribution you can make - however small is welcome. If you would like to start contributing then please take a look at the list of Cadence Issues on Github (opens new window). We have some issues flagged with a tag of ‘good first issue' that would be a great place to start.

Remember that we are not only looking for code contributions but also non coding ones such as documentation improvements so please take a look and select something to work on.

# Next Cadence Technical Office Hours: 30th May 2022

Every month we hold a Technical Office Hours session via Zoom where you can speak directly with some of our Cadence experts. If you have a question about Cadence or are facing a particular issue getting it setup then please come along and chat to one of our experts!

Meetings are held on the last Monday of every month so please make sure you mark the dates in your calendars. Our next session will be on the 30th May at 9am PT so hope to see you there!

# Cadence in the News!

Below are a selection of Cadence related articles, blogs and whitepapers. Please take a look and feel free to share via your own social media channels.

# Upcoming Events

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Please remember that this update is for you - so if you have any comments or feedback that could help us improve it then please share it with us in the #community Slack (opens new window) channel.