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Ahmad Awais

Ahmad Awais

Head of Developer Relations @RapidAPI


Ahmad Awais is an award-winning open-source engineer​,​ Head of Developer Relations at RapidAPI, Google Developers Expert ​Dev Advocate, Node.js Community Committee Outreach Lead, WordPress Core​ Dev​, and ex VP ​of ​Engineering​​ at WGA. He has authored various open-source software tools used by millions of developers worldwide, like his Shades of Purple code-theme​ or projects like the​ corona-cli​.

​Awais ​loves to teach. Over 20,000 developers are learning from his courses ​, i.e.,,,​​​. He has spoken at 100+ tech conferences, including TEDx, ReactLive, Node Summit, Google Dev Summit, Next.js Conf. ​Awais received the FOSS community leadership recognition as one of the first 12 featured GitHub Star with a gold GitHub Stars Award. ​He is a member of the SmashingMagazine Experts Panel; featured & published author at CSS-Tricks, Tuts+,, SitePoint. You can mostly find ​him on Twitter @MrAhmadAwais, where he tweets his #OneDevMinute developer tips. ​



VSCode Power User Tips & Tricks

After 10 years with Sublime Text, I switched to VSCode — the new open-source cross-platform editor everyone's talking about. I've spent over 1,000 hours perfecting my setup to help you switch today. In this talk, you'll get to learn tens of VSCode Power User workflows that'll help you save time and code more efficiently. Text manipulation to multi-cursors and even Markdown tips/tricks. You name it.