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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
It’s no secret that I love the Next.js + Vercel combination. My course sites both free and paid are built with Next.js and I couldn’t be happier with the results. Congratulate the Next.js team on securing 50,000 stargazers on GitHub. Thank you, Tim, Guillermo, the entire Vercel team, and every contributor who has made this possible. [...]Ahmad Awais
As a full-time #OpenSourcerer — October is one of my favorite months. And it’s October already. Today’s #OneDevMinute is about #Hacktoberfest — it’s a month-long online event where you signup at GitHub.com and Hacktoberfest to celebrate Open Source by contributing at least four times between the October 1-31. Let me help [...]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
I've just released a bold new custom theme for Visual Studio Code called Shades of Purple — which is also available for Slack, AlfredApp, Konsole, iTerm2, Hyper™, etc. In just two days of the theme launch, more than 500 developers are using it. Which is completely unexpected and humbling at the same time. Check it out.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