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👂 psst … “What an awesome example for developers” said Satya Nadella CEO of Microsoft about Ahmad Awais in his 2021 keynote at MSInspire. Context: Open source work and a small contribution by Awais to NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter mission.
Ahmad Awais is an award-winning open-source engineer, Vice President of Developer Relations at RapidAPI, Google Developers Expert Dev Advocate, Node.js Community Committee Outreach Lead, BGB Member Linux Foundation & OpenAPI Initiative, WordPress Core Dev, and ex VP of Engineering at WGA. He has authored various open-source software tools used by millions of developers worldwide, like his Shades of Purple code-theme or projects like the corona-cli. Awais contributed code to NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter mission.
Awais loves to teach. Over 20,000 developers are learning from his courses, i.e., NodeCLI.com, VSCode.pro, NextjsBeginner.com. He has spoken at 100+ tech conferences, including TEDx, ReactLive, Node Summit, Google Dev Summit, Next.js Conf. Awais received the FOSS community leadership recognition as one of the first 12 featured GitHub Stars with a gold GitHub Stars Award. He is a member of the SmashingMagazine Experts Panel, featured & published author at CSS-Tricks, Tuts+, Scotch.io, and SitePoint. You can mostly find him on Twitter @MrAhmadAwais, where he tweets his #OneDevMinute developer tips.
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A developer advocate; who loves the color purple (purple can be genius).
I like computers, problems, and using the former to solve the latter. I believe in elegance over adequacy, thoughtfulness over impulse, and the wonder of the world as we see it. I have been developing and designing web pages since the early days of tables and spacers. And no – I’ve never used the scrolling marquee with Comic Sans fonts. 😅