Hello, I'm

Samaila Bala

I'm a Front End Developer and Technical Writer. I love building products and writing about the challenges faced in the process of doing that.


Shortly Screenshot


Shortly is a URL shortener service where users get to shorten long links. It was build with React and Sass. The authentication system was implemented with magic links

Sama Splash Screenshot


This is an a lightweight unsplash clone. It allows users to search and view high quality photos. It was built with React and Chakra UI

GDG Port Harcourt Screenshot

GDG DevFest Port Harcourt 2019

This is the web app for the GDG DevFest Port Harcourt 2019. It was built with Polymer and Firebase

Senate Directory Screenshot

Senate Directory

Senate Members Directory is a directory containing the contact information of the senators in Nigeria. The project was built with React and Algolia Instant Search