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I am Ishan Sharma, iOS & Backend Engineer. I write about prgoramming, productivity and games.

GitHub Commits Not Triggering New Amplify Builds? Check Your Webhooks!

Some of my recent commits generated webhook payload that was missing commits and head_commit keys. That caused AWS Amplify to not publish new changes.

March 13, 2022 · 2 min

Screen Time: Another Feature That Apple Forgot

Apple has a habit of releasing software and features and then neglecting them. Screen Time is one such feature that suffers from several bugs. I share my frustrations with the feature in this post.

February 24, 2022 · 5 min

Moving from WordPress to Hugo

I recently moved this blog from WordPress to Hugo. In this post, I share why I chose Hugo, the theme I’m using and the tools I used for moving content.

February 10, 2022 · 3 min
Image of Apple TV displaying TCL Love Apple with Remote on side

Getting an Apple TV Remote Volume Controls to work with TCL Roku TV

February 8, 2022 · 4 min

PlayStation 4 CE-36329-3 Error Fix: Detach External Hard Disk

After trying a lot of things, I discovered the fix by accident. It’s pretty simple, just remove the external disk and it should be fine.

December 20, 2020 · 1 min

The Little Delights of macOS

macOS has lot of nice features. Recently, I found that mail has a nice little delightful feature when you add rules.

April 28, 2020 · 1 min

Installing Hadoop on Windows/Linux/macOS in 5 Minutes

Need to install Hadoop for a class or a project? It can take some time. Learn how you can easily do it with 1 command in this post.

February 16, 2019 · 3 min

7 Essential Linux Commands You Need To Know

Lost while working on a Linux server? Just learn these commands and you’re good to go. And it’ll only take 10 minutes.

January 31, 2019 · 4 min

Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts for any macOS App

Did you know that you can change keyboard shortcuts for any app in macOS. Even if it does not support customizable shortcuts. And best of all, it does not require any third-party apps, it’s built in!

August 11, 2018 · 2 min

Black Borders on Your External Display? Here's the fix for macOS

If you see black borders on your external display and fonts are blurry, your overscan/underscan settings may be incorrect. It is easily fixable by going to Displays in System Preferences but the slider may be missing for monitors. Learn how to fix the issue if you don’t see the slider.

January 13, 2018 · 3 min