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z0al

I build various stuff using code, silly things mostly. In ❤ with Node.js, and Go.

Location Berlin, Germany Joined Joined on  Personal website https://ahmed.sd github website twitter website

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Making a full-text search module that works on both desktop and mobile (Pt. 1)

Thank you for your reply I use neither contentless nor cont...

Making a full-text search module that works on both desktop and mobile (Pt. 1)

Great article Takuya. Thank you so much. I had this post book...

Building type-safe mobile apps with Expo and ReasonML (part 1)

Thank you for writing this 👏 I have decent RN knowledge but ...

If you use fetch() to make Backend API calls, you need to read this

Thanks for sharing. And by the way, if you like axios's API t...

Can I see your desktop home screen

Ubuntu 16.04

What are you working on these days?

Side projects I've introduced new syntax for DEP (a GitHub...

How useful are documentation and examples in your own native language to you?

This what happens we I try to translate things .. github.co...

How useful are documentation and examples in your own native language to you?

My native is Arabic, and I do prefer to read docs in Englis...

Is GitHub killing the competition?

Oh, first time to hear about "Phabricator". Thanks for shar...

Is GitHub killing the competition?

There are lots of features that GitHub are missing And ...

Is GitHub killing the competition?

Totally agree. I think I should read those books ;)

Is GitHub killing the competition?

Why do you think it's a social network? I feel it's still ...

Compilers 104 - IR Generation

Great post, thanks. I've used LLVM a while ago to create ...

Building a MarkDown Reader in Electron

Now this makes me want to try Electron and probably build s...

Building a MarkDown Reader in Electron

Awesome, thanks for sharing :)

Seeing The Big Picture: One Important Aspect Of Being A Senior Developer

I wish I had known this before! But now I do, thanks for s...

Is it worth reading source code?

Just wanted to plug here Safia Abdalla's blog posts about N...

Launched a free hosting for markdown-based presentations

Awesome, Thank you :)

Wishful Coding

Great advise, thanks 👍 What if I told you that I sometimes...

Useful Golang packages and tools

You're welcome :)

Useful Golang packages and tools

Glad you find it useful, you're welcome :)

Local To-Dos for Developers

Hey, I may start a Visual Studio Code extension for git-t...

You should quit your job.

I did quit my job. And I'm jobless now hahah

Local To-Dos for Developers

Thank you, glad you like it ;) Feel free to reach out for ...

Local To-Dos for Developers

I built it to fit the way I work, so yeah, it might be simp...

Local To-Dos for Developers

Thanks, glad you like it :)

Facial Detection in JavaScript using Tracking.js

Come on! How do know what I want to learn next? You are usu...

Where do you keep your code?

Almost the same as the others wrote here, I do keep all my ...

Launched a free hosting for markdown-based presentations

What do you guys think, useful? Pointless? Does it work fo...

Socket.io: Making Web Sockets a Piece of Cake!

I used Tornado, it was simple enough for my purpose. I had ...

Socket.io: Making Web Sockets a Piece of Cake!

Yeah, websockets are really amazing and easy to use. I used...

TODO in code

TODOs bot does (mostly) that suggestion, for free hehehe

TODO in code

In case you are using GitHub, Jason's bot might be useful. ...

Reading Code Right, With Some Help From The Lexer

Great post!! I'm jealous of how you explain things in simpl...

What's the worst career decision you've ever made?

Thanks :)

What made you want to become a dev?

When I was a kid, I dreamt of building a Robot, I had no id...

Learning CSS through Creating Art

Nice! This inspires me to do the same. Thank you for sharin...

What's the worst career decision you've ever made?

Similar experience, also stayed for two years. actually I j...

Stop Committing TODOs

Also, @jasonetco 's Todo bot is very helpful!

Create a bot with NLU in Python

Great post Alex :)

Experienced developers: What concept have you never gotten around to learning and you've been fine without it?

It's definitely important, I just couldn't understand how t...

Experienced developers: What concept have you never gotten around to learning and you've been fine without it?

Algorithm complexity things (i.e Big O)

Organizing a Local Open Source Talk?

Thank you John, this is very helpful :)

What do you Google EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. and never just memorize?

This can't be a Set data = {} It's always a dictionary!...

Is the use of scaffolding a good idea for a junior dev?

Hi, You've some broken links here: start the project (li...

What do you Google EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. and never just memorize?

Wow, I never thought of it. Thanks :)

What do you Google EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. and never just memorize?

How to extract tar.gz file in Linux command line!

Submission friendly projects: The format

A little web application for now And yes! it could be a CL...

Submission friendly projects: Introduction

github.com/ahmed-taj/submitter :)

How to star contributing to Open source projects ?

Well, I think GitHub has made the best guide :) opensource...

Submission friendly projects: Introduction

The project will be open source. I will share every progres...

Submission friendly projects: Introduction

Glad you like it :) I'll keep your advice in my mind

I'm the community engineer on the Glitch team at Fog Creek, ask me anything!

Thanks:)

I'm the community engineer on the Glitch team at Fog Creek, ask me anything!

What is the future of Glitch?

Prioritization for Perfectionists, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Non-Perfection

Lol, when I read this post I was like: How could she so accur...

Pet Projects: How to stay motivated doing it?

I've been there before ;) Basically, you need to work on ...

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