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Ahmad Awais

Ridiculously hard-working Full Stack Web Developer ❯ Regular WordPress Core Contributor ❯ TEDx Speaker ❯ Spends 50% of his time building FOSS (Free & Open Source Software) ❯ WordPress Advocate & Community Evangelist ❯ DevOps fanboy ❯ Cracks silly jokes ❯ Loves his wife (Maedah)!

Ahmad Awais Ahmad Awais

🔥 Ridiculously hard-working Full Stack Web DeveloperRegular WordPress Core Contributor 📣 TEDx Speaker ✌️ Spends 50% of his time building FOSS (Free & Open Source Software) used by over 10,000 Developers 🎖 WordPress Advocate & 🙌 Community Evangelist 👻 DevOps fanboy 😂 Cracks silly jokes 💜 Loves his wife (Maedah) 🍕 Learn more about Ahmad ↣
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Engineers: Perfection Is a Curse!

Do away with perfection. It’s a curse. Innovation is messy. Be messy, launch soon, do more, do NOT hibernate.Yeah, it’s all good advice until unless you start a side project yourself. Engineer you are, you get back to what you do, you start solving problems. Even those, that are only in your head. That’s pretty much what I have been [...]

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New WordPress Plugin Repo Surprised Me!

I am a WordPress plugin developer. While I have written many plugins for WordPress and shared them on GitHub, I also host 12 plugins on the WordPress.org/Plugins repository — with more than 400k total downloads. A few days ago the new WordPress plugin repo went live, and I along with many other developers got surprised by that. I was [...]

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🎉 I Got Verified on Twitter! | @MrAhmadAwais

I am a social animal and that my friend is an understatement. I love to talk, hang out, and be social. Though, I am a tech geek (full stack web dev) — point being I am not an introvert. I have been using Facebook for I think even before I found WordPress. That was a decade ago. And before that, there was MySpace — not forgetting about [...]

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Open Sourcing My Sendy PHP API Wrapper

I recently started using Sendy.co (aff) to send emails. I was having trouble finding a good API wrapper for it. Spent more than five hours searching for one and ended up building one myself. I hope it helps. 🚀 GITHUB: ★ ⑂ → This also happens to be my first composer package, so yay! 🎉 Feedback is more than welcomed at GitHub.

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🎖 Became a Moderator at StackOverflow!

Yes, you read it right. My new role at StackOverflow is Human Exception Handler. I just became a moderator at StackOverflow — a site that almost every developer loves to use and receive a great amount of help from. Membership While I am a member of StackOverflow network for five years, five months, it was only one and a half years ago, [...]

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WordPress Editor: What Needs To Change!

Matt said the Editor would be more blocks like and Weston suggested the JS Widgets can be a real contender for this kinda thing. I agree with him on that. I think there are many ways we can tackle the editor upgrade. But even before we jump to any kind of conclusions, it is important to review what are we going to improve. You see, things [...]

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Building A New WordPress Editor!

This is going to be an extra short post and I plan to come back to it write more about my plans. Last year in September, I started building a new WordPress Editor. Here’s a gif to get you all excited about it and stuff. New WordPress Editor? Gif or did not happen! Sure! ? Last year in Sep, I started working on a new #WordPress Editor. [...]

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