It’s 8 am on a fine Saturday morning. I’m sitting here in the park at Union Square, San Francisco — prepping for the...
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VP of Developer Relations (DevRel, DX Eng., Dev Content Docs) at RapidAPI. I'm Hiring! 📟 Edutainer at Node.js CLI Automation course (100 videos · 22 Projects) & VSCode.pro course (over 26K devs). 🎩 Award-winning Open Source Engineer & Dev Advocate 🦊 Google Developers Expert Web DevRel 🚀 Mars Ingenuity Helicopter code contributor 🏆 8th GitHub Stars Award recipient 🌳 Node.js foundation Community Committee Outreach Lead, Member Linux Foundation, OpenAPI Business Governing Board, and DigitalOcean Navigator. ✌️ Author of various open-source dev-tools and software libraries used by millions of developers worldwide ⓦ WordPress Core Developer 📣 TEDx Speaker with 100+ international talks. 🔥 Satya Nadella · CEO of Microsoft, said — Awais is an awesome example for developers. 🙌 Leading developers and publishing technical content for over a decade 💜 Loves his wife (Maedah) ❯ Read more about Ahmad Awais. 👋… Awais is mostly active on Twitter @MrAhmadAwais
🐙 RapidAPI DevRel 2021 Year in Review: 20M Developers, Learn Platform, Teaching & Helping Developers!
It’s 8 am on a fine Saturday morning. I’m sitting here in the park at Union Square, San Francisco — prepping for the company 2022 kick-off next week. The work new year has just begun. Yep, today it’s December 74, 2021 (😅 not a typo). I can’t help but look back at 2021, a year well spent. In this blog post today, [...]Ahmad Awais
The story of how Awais reverse-engineered the famous Wordle game and built not one, not two, but three small tools to help developers and non-developers solve Wordle.Ahmad Awais
Dev Ittycheria, CEO at MongoDB, has awarded Ahmad Awais with the MongoDB Innovation Award 2021 for the category of Front Line Heroes. Project: corona-cli.Ahmad Awais
Ten years ago, I started giving back on StackOverflow. Today I’m celebrating that I have managed to help over 9.5 Million developers find solutions to their coding issues. That led to a 25,922 reputation and a top 0.37% profile this year. Humbled! 🥳 I studied Electrical Engineering in college and attempted Computer Science exams as [...]Ahmad Awais
I have some pretty big news. I am hiring and extending RapidAPI’s Developer Relations (DevRel & DX) team. A team of developers program engineers, developer advocates, and two unique web creators advocate roles — DevRel Video Content and DevRel Twitter. Say whaaat?! I’m the VP of Developer Relations (DevRel & DX) at RapidAPI, [...]Ahmad Awais
If you know anything about me then you know I love automating anything and everything. I even have a complete course on building automation CLI tools with Node.js. In this post, I am sharing a couple of super useful ffmpeg workflows. FFmpeg is a free and open-source software project consisting of a large suite of libraries and programs for [...]Ahmad Awais
Developers fork repositories and forget about them. I mean until they need it again. But git’s moved on by then — your fork is probably suffering the same fate which is why you’re reading this. How should I update an outdated fork? Before today you had to do the following: git remote add upstream <clone-url> git fetch upstream [...]Ahmad Awais
When I was a kid, I wanted to be an astronaut—exploring space and whatnot. But I was afraid of heights, told my mom I'll settle as a scientist who'd invent things like rockets. Later I became an Electrical Engineer — switched to Computer Science and wrote a lot of open-source code. Less did I know my code will make it to Mars one day.Ahmad Awais