ⓦ 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 🍕

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…

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.