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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 30,000 Developers 🎖 WordPress Advocate & 🙌 Community Evangelist 🎯 JavaScript & DevOps fanboy 😂 Cracks silly jokes 💜 Loves his wife (Maedah) 🍕 Learn more about Ahmad ↣
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YEARS IN REVIEW: Read what I've been doing in 🐼 2015, 🦊 2016, and especially in 🦁 2017

Setup Cron in Unix — Basic Understanding!

More often than not, we find ourselves in a situation where something needs to be automated. For example, since I use Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates, I have to renew them every 90 days. To automate it, I use a simple cron. Being a DevOps fanboy, I like doing things from scratch. This article will help you write a simple cron yourself [...]

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WordPress Is Like Your Clothes!

People often wonder, why WordPress gets so many updates so often. Many people I meet who actually consider this a bad thing. Recently, at a meetup, a group of students came up to me, worried sick. They wanted to use WordPress for their software engineering final years’ project. Though, they were not as comfortable with WordPress as [...]

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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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