ⓦ 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 🍕

June 9, 2020

Next.js now comes with a Fast Refresh feature

Next.js version 9.4 offers an all-new hot reloading experience with its Fast Refresh feature that responds immediately towards your edits in your React components. 

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April 7, 2020

My Closed Captions Writing Workflow in ScreenFlow

Every time I write closed captions for my videos I keep forgetting how I used to do. So, this post is not only a reference guide for myself but also for my awesome readers who want to learn how you can add closed captioning to your videos.

April 6, 2020

Understanding Dynamic Routing and API Routes in Next.js

Instead of creating files for all pages, next.js is a JavaScript-based React framework that allows you to create different routes and work with the query data to dynamically create pages. That’s the phenomenon of dynamic routing in next.js.

March 27, 2020

Getting Started With Create-Next-App

Next.js is a react framework for building static pages, progressive web apps, and server-rendered applications. And the easiest way to get started with next.js app development is using their create-next-app.

October 9, 2019

Embedding Videos in Your Gatsby.js Sites

This piece will help you learn how to embed videos in Gatsby.js sites through remark plugins. I have written an in-depth tutorial featuring how the gatsby-remark-embed-video plugin works and makes it easier for you to source videos from multiple host.

October 7, 2019

Solving Queries About Gatsby.js and WordPress

In case, you’d been following me and my work then, you must know that for the last 2.5 years I had been shifting gears to JavaScript and had been doing JAMstack consultancy. I love JAMstack with Gatsby and Netlify. This is why I write about it regularly in magazines like Scotch.io and have delivered talks on events like WordSesh and TheOpenDevCon.

September 26, 2019

Speaking at WordSesh EMEA September 2019

Yesterday, I spoke about “Optimizing Your Gatsby.js Site for Production” at WordSesh EMEA 2019 edition. Thanks a ton to my friend Brian Richards for having me once again.

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…