• Finder
    Do More With Finder for Mac: Third Party ApplicationsFinder icon
    In this tutorial I'll explain how to augment and improve Finder, on OS X Yosemite, with useful third-party applications to enhance your workflow and get more from the Mac.Read More…
  • Automation
    Apple Mobile Device Management Made Easy With BushelBushel
    For any business with a number of Apple devices—be that Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod or a combination thereof—the rollout of apps, configuration of email and Wi-Fi and management of assets is made easier with Bushel.Read More…
  • TextExpander
    TextExpander II: Fill Ins and MacrosPreview
    In this tutorial I'll move beyond the basics of TextExpander and look at two advanced features: fill ins and macros. These add a dynamic element to your snippets.Read More…
  • Alfred
    Creating Alfred Workflows in HaskellAlfredworkflowinhaskell icon
    In this tutorial I'll show you Haskell, a functional programming language, I will create a library to make Alfred workflows, and then use that library to create a case converter workflow.Read More…
  • TextExpander
    TextExpander: An IntroductionPreview
    TextExpander is a productivity app that uses keyboard shortcuts to automatically insert longer blocks of frequently used text called snippets speeding up your workflow. In this tutorial I look at getting started with it.Read More…
  • Keyboard Maestro
    Keyboard Maestro V - VariablesPreview
    In this tutorial on the Mac automation app Keyboard Maestro I cover how to use variables to create powerful macros. As an example, I make a macro that tweets a link to the song I'm listening to on Spotify.Read More…
  • Keyboard Maestro
    Keyboard Maestro IV - Control FlowPreview
    In this tutorial in my ongoing series on the Mac automation app Keyboard Maestro, I take a look at how to use Control Flow actions to have macros trigger differently depending on a set of conditions.Read More…
  • Keyboard Maestro
    Keyboard Maestro II: Launching Apps IntelligentlyPreview
    Keyboard Maestro is a great automation app for OS X. In this ongoing series, I continue exploring what you can do with it by looking at how to launch and automate apps on a Mac.Read More…
  • Keyboard Maestro
    Keyboard Maestro I: IntroductionPreview
    Keyboard Maestro is a productivity and automation app that lets you trigger a series of actions in response to a key press, a system event or almost anything else. In this tutorial, the first of the series, I take you through the very basics.Read More…
  • Hazel
    Wrapping Up: Miscellaneous Rules for Hazel 3 and the InboxPreview
    Over the last few tutorials, I've been demonstrating how to keep a Mac sorted with Hazel 3 and an Inbox. There were some workflows that didn't fit in any previous tutorial. In this article, I cover some of them.Read More…
  • Swift
    Alfred Workflows in SwiftSwift
    Apple created a new language called Swift. It a great modern language that can run as an interpreter or a compiler. In this tutorial, I will show you how to make use of this exciting new language in building Alfred Workflows from the command line.Read More…
  • Workflow
    Quick Tip: Backup iCloud Documents With HazelPreview
    In this Quick Tip, I'll show you how to easily create a backup of your entire iCloud documents folder. The backup you create is a great way to give you some extra peace of mind and can be stored in your Dropbox or Google Drive Folder, a folder on a nearby NAS or just a folder sitting on your desktop. Read More…