Sometimes, you need a notification to do something when you tap on it like opening an app or running a shortcut. Unfortunately, the native 'Show Notification' in iOS Shortcuts is non-actionable and therefore lacking. Read about how to take advantage of actionable notifications in iOS Shortcuts.
Read my opinion on using Active Support without Rails in Ruby-only projects. I think the benefits outweigh the cost. Active Support is a Ruby on Rails component that primarily extends the Ruby language providing, a richer experience to developers.
Read how I use cron to keep the RescueTime Application running. I was frustrated at RescueTime crashing and not recording data for a whole week.
I automated seven manual steps to mirror my iPhone to QuickTime using AppleScript. Read about some of the challenges I encountered and see the finalized script being trigged by Alfred.
In this post, I present two ways to wrap a shell command and keep its original name. This allows you to run additional statements before and after the execution of a command that you don't own.
URL Schemes provide powerful ways to integrate applications together in the Apple Ecosystem. Notion, unfortunately, doesn't allow these URL Scheme links, as they are not 'valid' URLs. We can work around this by using a URL shortener to do some redirection.
Notion has recently released iOS widgets, however, they are limited in functionality. In this article, I present my custom Notion iOS widget that has a unique set of features. This widget is built using iOS Shortcuts, the Scriptable application, and a notion-py server.
Guided Access is a great feature in iOS that limits the device to only show a single application with customizable restrictions. The ease of enabling/disabling a Guided Access session, opens up a lot of easy use cases that you might want to try it.
In this post, I demonstrate how to communicate work meetings to my family while working from home. I use a combination of software and hardware to accomplish an informative and automated solution that provides information about my availability to my family.
This is the fourth (and final) installment of a multi-part series on improving your home office. In this article, we talk about the miscellaneous aspects of your home office that I have not covered (lighting, organization, climate, and personalizations).