I had the pleasure of talking with Bryan Robinson on his podcast called That's My JAM...stack. Cool name, right. I talked about how...
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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
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
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
“Developers, developers, developers” is all that Microsoft cares about in 2019. Which is a welcomed change — Microsoft has unveiled Windows Terminal, a new command line app for Windows. I wish they had put a nice name to it. Like, for example, WinTerm is coming. :) Windows Terminal# You heard that right. It’s like Windows [...]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
A couple of hours ago, Cloudflare — the company that has helped me save thousands of dollars in hosting fee since 2011 — announced Cloudflare Registrar. Yes, Yes Yes! Heard that right. ✅ Many of the regular readers of my blogs already know the fact that I started as a blogger, grew up becoming an electrical engineer, and on the side [...]Ahmad Awais
Just updated to macOS Mojave only to find out that there is a terrible font rendering issue for almost all the ElectronJS based apps like VSCode my code editor of choice. After researching a little bit, messing around with system defaults, less to my surprise, I found out that Apple has disabled Subpixel antialiasing for text in macOS Mojave. [...]Ahmad Awais