Ahmad Awais



Ahmad Awais Ahmad Awais

Helping businesses build developer-led adoption for 10+ yrs.
VP of Developer Relations and Google Developers Advisory Board (gDAB) founding member. πŸ“Ÿ Edutainer at Node.js CLI Automation course (100 videos Β· 22 Projects) & VSCode.pro course. Over 36K devs learning. 🎩 Award-winning Open Source Engineer & Dev Advocate 🦊 Google Developers Expert Web DevRel πŸš€ Mars Ingenuity Helicopter code contributor πŸ† 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 πŸ“£ TEDx Speaker with 100+ international talks. ✨ As quoted by: Satya Nadella Β· CEO of Microsoft β€” Awais is an awesome example for developers. πŸ™Œ Leading developers and publishing technical content for over a decade πŸ’œ Loves his wife (Maedah) ❯ Read more about Ahmad Awais. πŸ‘‹β€¦ Awais is mostly active on Twitter @MrAhmadAwais

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. πŸ˜…

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Hiring the DevRel A-Team

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 dev-community advocate roles. And I want you to be a part of it! This is your chance to join a DevRel A-Team and make a difference for over 50 million developers [...]

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My Command Line Audio Video Workflows with FFmpeg

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 [...]

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Vercel Edge Functions with Next.js

Vercel’s Edge Functions to be used with Next.js (v12) announced today at the second Next.js Conference look pretty amazing. Now everyone building on Next.js using Vercel will have access to a super useful middleware. I’ll be deleting a bunch of infrastructure code and probably thousands of lines of code that I have now for things [...]

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