Google has just welcomed me in the Google Developers Experts Program after recognizing my open source work as a web technology expert....
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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
Yesterday, in the event of WordSesh I delivered a talk a topic that I am truly very passionate about; Developer Tooling — if it’s your first time here then let me prefix this article by saying that I love building and then open sourcing professional workflows with developer tooling. With hundreds of open-sourced automation tools and [...]Ahmad Awais
An extensive tutorial where Ahmad Awais shares how he's building a Custom WordPress dashboard which connects several hundred IoT devices, a bunch of 3rd party services, serverless Azure functions, to host data via MongoDB Atlas while making use of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence with the help of Microsoft Azure.Ahmad Awais
Mondays, as we know it, are not fun at all. Having a productive Monday is a godsend let alone the Most Productive MONDAY™ — which is what I had yesterday. I can’t shake the feeling of how awesome it felt. I wanted to write this article yesterday but didn’t wanna jinx it. So, here it goes. Not only was yesterday the most productive [...]Ahmad Awais
I've been working on this cool little project for WordPress, a sort of an Artificial Intelligence based on 🎩 Microsoft Azure, ☘️ MongoDB Atlas, and a bunch of other services that helps me automate lots of silly things for my WordPress website.Ahmad Awais
I've just released a bold new custom theme for Visual Studio Code called Shades of Purple — which is also available for Slack, AlfredApp, Konsole, iTerm2, Hyper™, etc. In just two days of the theme launch, more than 500 developers are using it. Which is completely unexpected and humbling at the same time. Check it out.Ahmad Awais