BAS (Basarat Ali Syed) is a Frontend Infrastructure Engineer at Canva working from Melbourne. He started his career in the Telecom Industry working on automating manual maintenance tasks over telnet by providing a unified desktop user interface to network hardware by different providers. From here he learnt his love of UI programming and quickly moved to web development.
He also maintains a YouTube channel (youtube.com/basaratali) and has authored a number of video courses on TypeScript and React on egghead.
Due to his contributions to the community he has been awarded multiple Microsoft MVP awards and is a Cypress (testing framework) ambassador. You can find his current activities over at twitter.com/basarat.