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Hello fellow OSS devs! 👋

I'm Kyle, but most of you just know me around the web as getify. Thank you so much for considering supporting my OSS work through Github Sponsors!

What your support means to me...

I love OSS!

How I approach it: I try to start with an empty file in a public repo, and then make frequent commits as I build/develop it. My assumption is that what I make is the worst possible version of it; the only chance I have of making it better is putting it out there so others can help me make it better.

I have almost 60 public repos on Github, at least a dozen of them active projects in various states of progress. I have so many ideas of projects that I either want to finish or build, and your support will help me dedicate the time to do that work.

A little about me...

Kyle Simpson is a web-oriented software engineer, widely acclaimed for his "You Don't Know JS" book series and nearly 1M hours viewed of his online courses. Kyle's superpower is asking better questions, who deeply believes in maximally using the minimally-necessary tools for any task. As a "human-centric technologist", he's passionate about bringing humans and technology together, evolving engineering organizations towards solving the right problems, in simpler ways. Kyle will always fight for the people behind the pixels.

  • I'm an author:

  • I'm a teacher:

    • I've taught over 8k people on core JS topics all over the world.
    • All my video courses are available on Frontend Masters; well over 860k hours have been watched!
  • I'm a speaker:

    • I've given over 200 conference talks in 25 countries on six continents.

Thank You for considering support!



I would really love to have enough sponsorship to justify active development on several of my projects, as well as addressing open issues.

Current sponsors 11


Featured work

  1. getify/You-Dont-Know-JS

    A book series on JavaScript. @YDKJS on twitter.

  2. getify/Functional-Light-JS

    Pragmatic, balanced FP in JavaScript. @FLJSBook on twitter.

    JavaScript 16,523
  3. getify/CAF

    Cancelable Async Flows (CAF)

    JavaScript 1,327
  4. getify/monio

    The most powerful IO monad implementation in JS, possibly in any language!

    JavaScript 1,042
  5. getify/foi-lang

    Foi: a different kind of functional programming language

    JavaScript 302

12% towards $500 per month goal

@jrohatiner @Jaxolotl
@nathanchapman @mark-omarov @SJROHRXD @swbullis @lxmarinkovic

jrohatiner and 10 others sponsor this goal

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$ a month

You'll receive any rewards listed in the $20 monthly tier. Additionally, a Public Sponsor achievement will be added to your profile.

$10 a month



Get a sponsorship badge and my deep thanks for being so awesome!

$20 a month


Issue Slayer

Help me keep up better with issues across all of my repos. You'll get the sponsorship badge!

$50 a month


Project Champion

Pick one of my projects (some exceptions) to support. In addition to your sponsorship badge, I'll list your name and avatar/logo/link in a "Thanks" section on that project's main README page. You'll also get top-priority on any issues you file (against any of my projects)!