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...
Helping businesses build developer-led adoption for 10+ yrs.
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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Accomplished engineering leader; who loves the purple color.
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.
Celebrating over one million downloads and half a million active installs of my VSCode "Shades of Purple" theme suite. Thanks to the awesome developers' community.Ahmad Awais
Emoji log is a new way to write your Git Commit Messages. I like emoji. I like ’em a lot. Programming, code, geeks, nerds, open source, all of that is inherently dull and sometimes boring. I improve that by using Emoji.Ahmad Awais
I'm super passionate about Open Source — more than anything else in my professional life. It's a lifestyle. Over a decade of writing code and the most fun part has always been when I shared my workflows and open sourced my software.Ahmad Awais
Many of you know that for the last four years, I regularly published my year in review posts. Here’s a list for reference. 2018 Year in Review: Open Source, Node.js, & Developer Relations 2017 Year in Review: Open Source, TheDevCouple, & What’s Next 2016 Year in Review: WordPress, Business, & Getting Married 2015 Year in [...]Ahmad Awais
My (Ahmad Awais) 2018 Year in Review. I got to keynote at a conference, launched an online course (yay!), built an editor theme suite which is now used by more than a million developers, consulted with two fortune five companies (oh my), started a tech conference from the ground up, contributed to over 45 open source software projects (OSS [...]Ahmad Awais
For several years WPGulp has served as the most popular WP theme/plugin development automation framework. In 2018, with the help of awesome contributors, I released a huge update in the form of version 2 for WPGulp. One thing led to another and there were 12 new version updates last year.Ahmad Awais
“Developers, developers, developers” is all that Microsoft cares about in 2019. Which is a welcomed change — Microsoft has unveiled Windows Terminal, a new command line app for Windows. I wish they had put a nice name to it. Like, for example, WinTerm is coming. :) Windows Terminal# You heard that right. It’s like Windows [...]Ahmad Awais
In 2018 I started getting serious about Gatsby.js. It’s one of the most awesome JAMstacks. I support the Gatsby.js team and their goals in making web performant while greatly improving the developer experience. So, yes I started core contributing to the amazing community of Gatsby.js. After building my course site and a couple of client [...]Ahmad Awais