Alejandro Duarte is a full-time Developer Advocate at MariaDB Corporation. He wrote How to Configure VS Code for Java in 2022 in a Hacker Noon article. Duarte has been in the Developer Relations (or DevRel) industry for about 7 years. He also wrote a series of articles on JDBC for beginners, and JPA/Hibernate for beginners. He recorded videos on these kind of topics, currently for the official MariaDB channel on YouTube. The biggest challenge for a writer is that breaking “static friction” when you see a blank page and start writing.