My (Ahmad Awais) 2018 Year in Review. I got to keynote at a conference, launched an online course (yay!), built an editor theme suite...
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🕰 2017 was an incredible year for me both personally and professionally. I just published my year in review discussing everything from going full-time open source and receiving job offers from giant companies like Google, Intel, Fb, 10up, etc. I also made the announcement of an online course I am going to launch soon. Check it out.Ahmad Awais
I’ve been super passionate about everything Gutenberg. Gutenberg is the new WordPress editor that’s going to change how you write content or build websites with WordPress. So, I did this interview at AWP Gutenberg Interview Series, where I talked about Gutenberg development and other stuff. 📺WATCH THE INTERVIEW: You can listen [...]Ahmad Awais
I am excited to launch Create Guten Block. `create-guten-block` is a zero-configuration dev-toolkit (#0CJS) to develop WordPress Gutenberg blocks in a matter of minutes without configuring React, Webpack, ESLint, Babel, ES6/7/8/Next, etc.Ahmad Awais
A couple of weeks ago, I got interviewed by the WordPress PressThis Podcast about my favorite topic, i.e. Web & Open Source. I enjoyed talking about how I got into open source, grew a huge network of followers especially over 10,000 developers who use my open source code, got half a million open source software downloads, and how it has [...]Ahmad Awais
Since WordPress 4.9 by default WordPress adds paragraph tags to the author descriptions. This sometimes breaks your theme styles.Ahmad Awais
⚡️ WordPress 4.9 Tipton just got released! Update your sites and enjoy a fantastic update this time. The customizer, widgets, security, and the code editor have seen major updates. So, much more to share. 🍒 If you’re not reading my blog for the first time, you probably know about my commitment to the WordPress software and that [...]Ahmad Awais
Facebook just announced that they are relicensing React under MIT license and I think this is huge for so many reasons. Also, did WordPress had something to do with this decision? Did I help?Ahmad Awais
WordPress is breaking up with ReactJS due to the patent clause. What I think about Vue JS & Preact JS in the WordPress Gutenberg and the WordPress Core. Also, Calypso (WordPress.com) and Jetpack will follow the pursuit, says Matt.Ahmad Awais