Google has just welcomed me in the Google Developers Experts Program after recognizing my open source work as a web technology expert....
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Google has just welcomed me in the Google Developers Experts Program after recognizing my open source work as a web technology expert. As you can imagine, I’m quite happy to have earned this distinction. Woohooo! 🥳🥳🥳 I worked alongside the Google Developer Relations team back in 2017 hacking together a couple of open source [...]Ahmad Awais
I'm super passionate about Open Source — more than anything else in my professional life. It's a lifestyle. Over a decade of writing code and the most fun part has always been when I shared my workflows and open sourced my software.Ahmad Awais
Celebrating over one million downloads and half a million active installs of my VSCode "Shades of Purple" theme suite. Thanks to the awesome developers' community.Ahmad Awais
My (Ahmad Awais) 2018 Year in Review. I got to keynote at a conference, launched an online course (yay!), built an editor theme suite which is now used by more than a million developers, consulted with two fortune five companies (oh my), started a tech conference from the ground up, contributed to over 45 open source software projects (OSS [...]Ahmad Awais
Emoji log is a new way to write your Git Commit Messages. I like emoji. I like ’em a lot. Programming, code, geeks, nerds, open source, all of that is inherently dull and sometimes boring. I improve that by using Emoji.Ahmad Awais
For several years WPGulp has served as the most popular WP theme/plugin development automation framework. In 2018, with the help of awesome contributors, I released a huge update in the form of version 2 for WPGulp. One thing led to another and there were 12 new version updates last year.Ahmad Awais
In 2018 I started getting serious about Gatsby.js. It’s one of the most awesome JAMstacks. I support the Gatsby.js team and their goals in making web performant while greatly improving the developer experience. So, yes I started core contributing to the amazing community of Gatsby.js. After building my course site and a couple of client [...]Ahmad Awais
Folks, I've two amazing news to share! Last weekend, WordCamp US was taking place at the music city, Nashville, TN, USA. Less did I know, I'd win an Automattic Design Award Trophy for Best Solution category. And WordPress founder — the Matt Mullenweg in his State of Word talk would ask for a round of applause, calling my open source work [...]Ahmad Awais