Ahmad Awais



πŸŽ– Became a Moderator at StackOverflow!

Ahmad AwaisAhmad Awais

Yes, you read it right. My new role at StackOverflow is Human Exception Handler.

I just became a moderator at StackOverflow β€” a site that almost every developer loves to use and receive a great amount of help from.


While I am a member of StackOverflow network forΒ five years, five months, it was only one and a half years ago, I thought about getting serious to give back at least 10% of what I take from this awesome resource.Β And it’s moderator by privilege not by the popular vote. Hope to be that someday soon.

The Story#

So, what started as an experiment, quickly escalated into something interesting. Now, almost every time I find a solution to something weird like:

I end up contributing an easyΒ to follow answer.

Gladly, sometimes it helps fellow developers and I get the sense ofΒ giving back, however small it may seem.

Some Statistics#

Ahmad Awais StackOverflow profile top 2% this year

If you’re like me thenΒ you looooveΒ data. I’ve some data, some fun statistics about my StackOverflow profile.

  • Top 2% this year.
  • 2,040 reputation.
  • 1,300,000 people have read my solutions to their problems.

I published this post to hold myself accountable and to make a point that you should start helping people. Helping people is fun! It’s a rewarding thing to do, in its own way!


πŸ‘¨β€πŸ« Edutainer & teacher at VSCode.pro 🎩 Full-time #OpenSourcerer 🦊 Google Developers Expert for Web πŸ₯‘ OSS Developer Advocate 🌳 Node.js Foundation Community Committee Member πŸ”₯ Ridiculously hard-working Full Stack Web Developer πŸ˜‚ Hilarious comedian ⓦ Regular WordPress Core Developer πŸ“£ TEDx Speaker ✌️ Spends 50-80% of his time building professional FOSS (Free & Open Source Software) used by over 1,399,687 Developers πŸ™Œ Cloud Community Evangelist 🎯 JavaScript & DevOps fanboy πŸ’œ Loves his wife (Maedah) πŸ• Learn more about Ahmad ↣

Say πŸ‘‹ on Twitter @MrAhmadAwais | Subscribe to the Developer's Takeaway!


TheDevTakeaway: Developers' Newsletter!

Takeaway my professional opinion about Open Source, JavaScript/Cloud, Full Stack Development, building a business, growing a family, and everything in between! Delivered to your inbox once a month. 🀣 I'm even funny some times. πŸ‘» I hate spam! Pinky Promise!

πŸ”₯ CHECK OUT β†’