ⓦ WordPress Marketing Team Representative & WP Core Contributing Developer ❯ 🎩 #OpenSourceress ❯ ✍️ Tech Journalist, Developer & Teacher ❯ 👩‍💻 OSS Content Program Manager at TheDevCouple ❯ 👩‍🏫 Taught thousands of girls how to code #GirlsWhoCode ❯ 💜 Love my husband (Ahmad Awais), Minions, and 🍕

April 2, 2019

Generating A New SSH Key and Adding It to Github

Generating an SSH key may sound like a cumbersome task but in fact, it is a fun task with a great learning experience. Today, I am going to share this quick dev-exercise with you. By the end of this piece, you’ll learn how to create an SSH key and how to add it to your GitHub account.

March 12, 2019

🐱 2018 Year In Review — Open Source Program Management & WP Marketing Rep

From developing my static site generator pudl to becoming a WordPress Marketing Team Representative, 2018 was a whole lot of interesting year with several uplifting moments for me. It was a year of tremendous growth, some major milestones, new beginnings, and learnings.

March 8, 2019

Nevertheless, Maedah Coded! Announcing #GirlDevMinute

Today, when I look back, it’s hard to believe that it has been ten years since I joined the tech industry. This is so overwhelming, but at the same time the feeling is so humble that I feel patting my…

December 7, 2018

WordPress 5.0 & the Launch of Gutenberg Editor and I Contributed to it! 🎉

The best most humble part for me is that this is the third consecutive release to which I have contributed which continues the streak of me being the first female from my country who regularly contributes to the WordPress core. I got to contribute to the WordPress Core, default themes, and especially to this new JavaScript/React.js based editor, Gutenberg.

October 2, 2018

Introducing Pudl: An Easy to Use JavaScript-Based Static Site Generator

Today, I am super excited to release my dev-friendly starter toolkit pudl. In this post, I am going to share what is pudl, what is the motivation & philosophy behind building this dev-tooling, and the story of how I got…

September 20, 2018

Kinsta’s New Multi-User Access Feature & I Love It!

The team at Kinsta has bounced back with a long-awaited yet a much-needed feature. Kinsta now allows you to manage a multi-user access in your hosting account. If you run a business or manage large projects then I’m sure you are very well aware of the importance of working in a multi-user environment.

September 14, 2018

WPGulp v2.5 Is Here & It Just Got A Lot Better 🎉

Thinking about Gulp ➕ WordPress? Wait! You need not to worry even for a single second because Ahmad Awais has built the most intuitive toolkit for Gulp integration with WordPress. WPGulp as he calls it is the most advanced &…

September 7, 2018

🙌 I’m Building A JS-Based Static Site Generator #WishMeLuck!

Browse the term static site generators, and you’ll find plenty of them, in different languages, with lots of features, and what not. But if you’re a developer then building your own is easier than you might think, and it’s an excellent…

March 20, 2018

Learn Visual Studio Code — Become a VSCode Power User!

Ahmad Awais has announced a course to help developers become Visual Studio Code Power User. If you are interested in building a better development workflow, or if you want to save five to ten hours a week by being super productive, then sign up. Become a Visual Studio Code Power Developer. 💯

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March 13, 2018

🦁 2017 Year in Review: WPCouple Core Contribution, Open Source, & Google

2017 was a wonderful year, I was able to accomplish a lot, become a WordPress Core Contributor (first female from PK) twice, kickstart WPCouple Campaign, and improve upon hundreds of open source projects with my better half. I am also in the job market looking for the next big opportunity and in the review, I discussed my interviews at Google.

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