A Software Engineer and Occasional Writer.


Hi, I am Ahmed, a software developer interested specifically in development using PHP, Python, Go, Java, MySQL, Javascript, Rust & Elixir Newbie!

I don’t believe on a specific language or a framework but on software principles that translate across language barriers. Frameworks and even programming languages change fast but principles are evergreen. I studied Petroleum Engineering (Yes I am a Petroleum Engineer :D). Weird Right! But It’s been an interesting journey to get here.

I love challenges, Never settle for less, Always looking to improve and play nice with both humans and machines. Also I like gaming, photography. I been into Arduino and Electronics for a while no.

Specialties: PHP, Python, Golang, Rust, Elixir, Java, Javascript, MySQL, NoSQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, HTML, CSS, Laravel, Symfony, Angular, CodeIgniter, Flask, Django, Vert.x, BackboneJs, jQuery, Ajax, Slim, Wordpress Plugin and Themes Development, LAMP, OOP, VCS, GIT, Continuous Integration, Chef, Jenkins, ElasticSearch, RabbitMQ, Kafka, HAProxy, Vagrant, Consul, Grafana, Prometheus, Nomad, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, MVC, Composer, Bower, VueJs, Typescript, TDD, Linux, Cloud Computing, DevOps, Bash, Apache, Nginx, Scrum.

Current Interests: Scaling Web Applications, Microservices Architecture, Cloud Native Architecture, High Availability, Automation and AI-Powered Systems.

I would love to hear from you, and what you think about clivern. All feedback is welcome and if you have any idea you’d like to share or what you think I should write about next, let me know!

You can reach me at hello at