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

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

Offline Blog Editor: Microsoft Word

Yes, you read it right. It is Microsoft Word, that document editor from Microsoft. Seems like Microsoft is going in right direction in at least one department. I guess now I know why Microsoft is not updating Windows Live Writer, because they have a better (though paid) alternative that is much better. I have used Word a lot like any student and grammar checking is unmatched. Apart from that, it offers many good features....

April 17, 2013 · 1 min

Blogging With Success Got Hacked

In my two year of WordPress Experience, for the first time ever, my blogs got hacked. The hacker some got access to whole account and added a PHP injection. All the directories on server got random PHP files like 54623.php etc. with encoded code in them and a .htaccess file that makes this PHP file a 404 error page. From what I have learned, the primary purpose of this hack is to send errors to a different website....

November 29, 2010 · 1 min

25 Hours? That's A Lot For 1 Post!

Just read an old post at ProBlogger. The owner of Smashing Magazine had said that they were spending about 25 hours per post. That’s almost a full day! That’s amazing. However, that also shows how much dedicated one has to be to succeed. I will start spending more time on the posts from now on. What about you?

November 28, 2010 · 1 min