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Accomplished engineering leader; who loves the purple color.
purple is 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.
Hey there, YOU ARE WRONG!!! (Yes! this is a strongly opinionated article, my opinion, which might not get me featured at Smashing Magazine, but it’s totally worth your time). Being Human? Are You?# Stop jerking around and start working over something which really matters. You cannot live your life over ideas you feel passionate about. [...]Ahmad Awais
Press75 recently introduced an amazing free plugin called Long Form Storybuilder. I was planning to start screencasting at this blog and today I thought I can catch two birds in the bush. Long Form Storybuilder can help you build pages/posts through customizer API which are both easy to build and responsive at the same time. Key Features# [...]Ahmad Awais
Have you ever seen a common WordPress end user taking part in conversations over stack exchange where developers ask development related questions? Or have you ever seen a layman who cannot design, who doesn’t know a thing about aesthetics, sharing shots at Dribbble? I am pretty sure your answer is NO! We Developers/designers Are [...]Ahmad Awais
Before I go ahead and explain what’s what and what happened, I’d like to share how I used to work and how I keep optimizing my workflow. So, here it is. I was one of those designers/developers who spend a 30% of their time actually building stuff while spending the remaining in research to follow the best possible path. Even when [...]Ahmad Awais
Today when I woke up, and started browsing Facebook, one of my friends in WordPress community Matt Cromwell asked a question which deserved answer in form of a blog post. Or should I say, I started to comment, then built a flow diagram and finally ended up creating the featured image. Question# A list of requirements for all your Premium [...]Ahmad Awais
It’s hard to admit but there were days when I used to be scared of those hardcore terminal commands. It was only when I tried and fell in love with the process simplicity attached minimal effort to get a good deal of work done through it. Well, long story short, as you know I am a WordPress Developer, so having to upload WordPress plugins [...]Ahmad Awais
Hey folks! It’s been a while since I wrote a piece here. I’ve been very busy with a premium WordPress Framework which I am building from the ground up for about last ten months (which will probably never see the light of the day). While building it, I had to build an impressive hero block or unit whatever you call it nowadays. [...]Ahmad Awais
Nokia sent me one of their lower end smartphone devices, Nokia Lumia 1320, for a hands-on review. I personally used it for about a month before writing this review. Let’s start with the specs. Nokia Lumia 1320# Let’s me show you some hands-on pics Lumia 1320 Specifications# General – Supports 2G/3G/4G SIM – Micro SIM [...]Ahmad Awais
I have had been writing a series for beginners about configuring W3 Total Cache WordPress plugin to speed up WordPress based sites. Here is the link to Configuring W3 Total Cache A quote from my first article Two reasons to start: User Experience. If your site loads faster, your visitors stay happy, your conversions increase, extended number [...]Ahmad Awais
Shortcode API in WordPress is really cool. I already wrote about coding your very first shortcode in WordPress. Today’s discussion is about using your WordPress knowledge in the best possible way. Today I’ll be creating the same three shortcodes we created in the earlier article, but this time we will be coding them through a [...]Ahmad Awais