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Ariya Hidayat

I am a technologist currently working to run the engineering team at Shape Security.

I write blog posts and tweet fairly regularly. I do speak at developer events from time to time.

These days, I promote software craftsmanship, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, and general web technologies. To demonstrate this, my little spare time is spent running open-source projects:

I have been involved with FOSS (free/open-source software) for quite some time. In the past, I contributed code to various high-profile projects such as WebKit, KDE, and Qt.

I studied engineering physics at the Institute of Technology Bandung (Indonesia). I pursued and obtained my doctorate degree (magna cum laude) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Paderborn (Germany). My name has been listed as the author/co-author of over 30 research papers in the field of fiber optic communication system.

I was born and raised in Indonesia. Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) is my mother tongue. I do have a full professional proficiency in English. I also enjoy conversational German.

My name is easily pronounced, the approximate phonetic is /ərˈiːə ˈhɪdəyət/.

To reach me, send e-mail to ariya.hidayat AT