Welcome to my site

Hi my name is Islam Wazery. I'm 22 years old and I'm living in Egypt. I hold a bachelor degree of Computer Science. I work as a Freelance Web Developer. I was a previous Google Summer of Code student in 2012, and mentor in 2013. I used to contribute to KDE as an offical developer. I am offical Ubuntu member. In my leisure I produce Electronica music, or read some science fiction novels, or play Tennis.

Why you want me

I am a multi talented handsome and young guy, always looking for new challenges. If this does not convince you yet then have a look at the rest of this site. I'm sure this helps.

The purpose of this site

  • Hire me
  • Write me a nice mail
  • See some of my works

Currently I am working as a Freelance Developer on oDesk. However I am also available for freelance work.

All the best,

Islam Wazery


Skills I gained over the years. Everything is of course approximately.

I am dedicated to a lot of different fields. So I was able to gain a lot of experiences in various disciplines. If you have any questions regarding my skills, don't hesitate to get in contact with me.

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"Islam is a very enthusiastic Open Source advocate. He is one of the best I have worked with in a voluntary work. He is really one of the persons who believes in Open Source communities as a philosophy of life. Islam is one of the few peoples who encourage me every time i see his enthusiasm working together. One day he will be an Open Source leader."

Jonathan Hindi



Bachelor of Computer Science

Shrouck Academy

Graduation project was SDK called MorphSDK for 3D applications development, with excellent grade. It was built using C/C++ and Qt framework. It consists of a visual 3D editor and a small framework. The source code is on Github and licensed under a free software license (LGPL).

Graduation Jun 2012


Gameplay Programmer

Cloud Mill Games.

My role was to program am action flash game, called First Defense.

June 2011 - November - 2011

Software Engineer - Intern


I got an internship from the Google Summer of Code program to overhaul and re-write an open source tool completly. I was part of the Digikam project under KDE organization, my role was to re-write and port the Import Tool of it to Qt4, it was using old deprecated Qt3 support classes. I completed the project with success and continued to work and fix bugs with the community after the program finished. Also I recived a lot of patchss in which I reviewd and merged.

May 2012 - Augest 2012

Software Engineer - Mentor


In 2013 I mentored 2 projects for the Google Summer of Code program, in Digikam project under KDE organization. In the 3 months program my role was to help and guide 2 students in their open source projects, did that by meeting one of them in-person because we were lucky enough to be both Egyptians and the other student was a female engineer from China, who I helped her through emails and IRC. Both of the projects completed with success and both of the students continued to contribute in KDE after the program finsihed.

April 2013 - October 2013

Software Engineer


After finishing my military service I continued my contributions to KDE. I started a new tool in Digikam project for tethered shooting. Implemnted the front-end with QML, back-end with C/C++ (Qt).

November 2013 - March 2014

Freelance Web Developer


On oDesk I started to do some freelance working. I created some Ruby on Rails web applications from scratch. One of them called Teamspar.

November 2013 - March 2014

Technical Writer


I wrote several articles for Tuts+ network, here is my author page.

September 2010 - Current

Technical Writer


I am also writing on SitePoint network, and here is my author page which contains my tutorials and articles.

May 2014 - Current

Ubnut Offical Member


After contributing and making some events for Ubuntu in Egypt and being active, I got accepted as an offical member of the Ubuntu community. Here is my wiki page documenting my events and contributions and some of the testimonials about my work.

May 2010 - Current



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I'm a talented coder as well. If got some things up on Github so why don't you go ahead and fork me?

RubyGems I have created

  • RatyRate: Stars rating for Rails applications
  • Vider: Video backgrounds for Rails applications

Other repositories I am contributing to

  • Rails: The popular web framework
  • ActiveForm: Rails specific gem for nested forms
My Github Account

This is just a small collection of pictures. If you want to see more, have a look at my DeviantArt accountor ubuntu art wiki

Islam Wazery

Software Developer
Cairo, Egypt
P: +2 (002) 0109 841 5803

You can get in touch with me 24 hours, 7 days a week.