tl;dr: When I’m logged into a SaaS app, it’s super hard to access the company’s homepage unless I log out. I want...
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VP of Developer Relations (DevRel, DX Eng., Dev Content Docs) at RapidAPI. I'm Hiring! 📟 Edutainer at Node.js CLI Automation course (100 videos · 22 Projects) & VSCode.pro course. Over 36K devs learning. 🎩 Award-winning Open Source Engineer & Dev Advocate 🦊 Google Developers Expert Web DevRel 🚀 Mars Ingenuity Helicopter code contributor 🏆 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 📣 TEDx Speaker with 100+ international talks. 🔥 Satya Nadella · CEO of Microsoft, said — Awais is an awesome example for developers. 🙌 Leading developers and publishing technical content for over a decade 💜 Loves his wife (Maedah) ❯ Read more about Ahmad Awais. 👋… Awais is mostly active on Twitter @MrAhmadAwais
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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.
Developers fork repositories and forget about them. I mean until they need it again. But git’s moved on by then — your fork is probably suffering the same fate which is why you’re reading this. How should I update an outdated fork? Before today you had to do the following: git remote add upstream <clone-url> git fetch upstream [...]Ahmad Awais
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 [...]Ahmad Awais
If you are a macOS user like me, you know the default version of Python that comes by default with your mac is version 2.X. Most of the time, you’ll end up needing Python 3.X — which I’m told you can run using the python3 command. But let’s set the default version to Python 3 — so you can run it using the default python [...]Ahmad Awais
When recording a screencast (video tutorial) I like to hide my cursor. It’s distracting to see a cursor hanging around for no reason. Leads to a bad user experience, many times you think of it as your own cursor and try to move it away while watching a video — only to realize it’s not yours, and you’re stuck with it. Trick [...]Ahmad Awais