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On: 2020/05/21 - 12:07 am

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I am a Full-stack web developer.

I am currently working at Umm Al Qura University; as a senior developer, I also help manage a team of 6 developers.

Usually, my workflow doesn't have a specific rule, so I work in so many areas.

From attending some meetings, managing and assisting the tasks for the team, code reviews, business analysts, designing the pages, and coding them.


In around 2001, I remember my first try to make a website; it's was on one of these site builder platforms (I think I had

Then, I gradually started to learn HTML and CSS to style the sites I am making.

At that time, I didn't have a computer at home, so I used to go to an internet cafe. I spend more than 8 hours semi-daily carrying my USB stuck to save my files; that stick was the most valuable thing in my life.

In early 2002, I finally got to buy the first computer, and that boost my learning.

I start to install localhost, run PHP scripts, read the codes, and understand how it works; I begin to edit more scripts to fit my needs and my newly created website.

Starting in 2006, I began to develop my scripts and published them on the local developer forms, and kept going for a few years. Providing free updates and supports, and it went viral.

Also, at that time, I worked as a freelancer for small companies in our area, and it was the best day of my life.

Of course, being a starter as a freelancer wasn't baying me much, so I started to look for a job. So, in 2006 I finally got my first job as a web developer at the library at Umm Al Qura University.

And from there, I advanced to learn more and expand my knowledge

in 2008 I got another job as a developer in the central IT department at the University, and eleven years later, I am still there.

In 2009 I got tenure at my job; I became a government employee.

In 2019 I quit, and switch back to the private sector, still working in the same place but by contract, got my freedom, hoping someday I can go back to be freelance again.

In 2020 I started to make new hopples, and maybe in the future will be a side job for me.

I started to learn how to make films and edit them in Final cut pro; I post a few videos on youtube; it's not my main thing, but who knows in the future.

That's my career, thanks for reading 😃.