Unlike most of my articles, this one isn’t a description of an issue I had and the workaround or fix that I found. This time, I’m writing about something I found fun and pretty impressive – a fully functional continuous integration and deployment pipeline from a git repository all the…Continue reading How to build a functional CI/CD pipeline for a MAUI app on GitHub in less than 1 hour?
Ah – this was a fun one. I needed to figure out how to purge, flush and clear your commit history on GitHub. Turns out it isn’t as easy as clicking a button in the web user interface – the world is apparently not ready yet! 😁 Luckily, it wasn’t…Continue reading How to nuke your Git(Hub) commit history?
Another day, another thing that I am trying to do on GitHub (and partially failing), and another blog post! This time I was configuring a build and ran into trouble. This article describes one possible fix to an issue where an error is thrown along the lines of “The GITHUB_TOKEN…Continue reading GitHub Action fails with “The GITHUB_TOKEN environment variable was not set”
Another year, another Hacktoberfest, another haphazard participation, and – as usual – another blog post a little bit late. Still, better late than never! And the event has become such a phenomenon that I am happy that I did finish the challenge (or like DigitalOcean calls it – the celebration)!…Continue reading Hacktoberfest 2020
This article explains how to fix a weird and surprising error about GitHub Actions workflow file thrown at you when you try to push your changes using GitHub Desktop. The odd part is that you had no changes to the workflow file at all. Problem Ran into this one when…Continue reading How to resolve “refusing to allow an integration to create or update .github/workflows/main.yml” on GitHub Desktop?
This is one of those “note to self” -kinds of entries. This workflow is probably so natural to a lot of you all, that you won’t need to ever google it – but since I don’t do that much development using git with the full “fork – clone – branch…Continue reading Sync local repo with the original on GitHub (Git merge upstream)