It’s been two years since I started remote.ma, but I didn’t share why I started it before. So today, I’m going to share this with you. It all started when I wanted to work remotely: The story I applied to Automattic for three reasons: I wanted to work on something with an impact. And forContinue reading “Remote.ma: from a blog to a platform”
What if you’re left to choose the IDs of your documents on a NoSQL database like Firestore? Will you use a random string for your IDs, or try to use a combination of your document fields? Let’s take books for example. A good candidate for a unique ID is the ISBN, it’s a book identifierContinue reading “Is it bad practice to choose your own document ID in Firestore or a NoSQL database?”
A few months ago, I acquired my first project ever: okjob.io, a remote jobs board. The following is a recap of why I acquired it instead of building it myself and how I’m planning to use it. But first… Why the heck a job board? It’s been a while since I wanted to build aContinue reading “Acquiring my first Internet project: okjob.io”
A new way of operating. This is one of the books every creator should read. It is full of information for those trying to build an online audience. In this new world where information is abundant, it’s hard to be spotted. How to get people to notice your work? How can you get your stuffContinue reading “Show Your Work by Austin Kleon. Extended book resume”
Hey I’m Ahmed, a self taught software engineer. In my path of self learning, I tried multiple languages and frameworks; and one of them was Ruby on Rails. That was at least 5 years ago, and I hated it. I didn’t know why, but it just felt different in a bad way at that time.Continue reading “Why developers hate Ruby on Rails”
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