I'm a programmer currently working at Facebook on the JavaScript infrastructure team. Previously, I lead product engineering at Codecademy.

I was born, raised, and trained in the arts of programming in Amman, Jordan. I now live in NYC the SF Bay Area.

In my free time I also write programs and less frequently, blog posts and essays. Here is a list of things I've made:


Open Source Libraries


To know more about me, you can read my story written by a much better writer.

Eval as a Service

After operating under the radar for a while, we’re now publicly launching the repl.it code evaluation API that allows anyone to execute

The Stoic of Open Source

Two unrelated things happened recently:

  1. A few high profile open source maintainer burnouts1
  2. I’ve been reading a lot of philosophy2

Overcoming Intuition in Programming

In a series of experiments, researchers set out to discover the relationship between difficulty or