salum alikumi am a programmer and recently i got a client that wants me to build a software that recognized some package labels and then so he can save them to the inventory, but those packages are of malt and other ingredients that later will be used to make alcohol is it a sin a for me to create such software or will the money i receive be haram (note: i will only receive the money for making the software not from the selling of alcohol)
Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh.
You are best advised to look for another work, for as a conscientious Muslim, you cannot help promote or condone alcohol consumption, which is the enemy number one of humankind.
A Muslim should be careful about how his work makes a difference in the world. You should ask: What kind of a legacy I will be leaving behind in this world. Did my work contribute towards making this world a better place, or did you instead contribute to making it worse?
Almighty Allah knows best.
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