• 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…
  • Workflow
    Track Project Time With Alfred TimekeeperAlfredtimekeeper
    Freelancers, people who work on multiple projects, and anyone else doing work for others will often find it necessary to keep a track of the time that you spend on each project. You can pay for applications that help you track time, but free is better. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to track your valuable time at no additional cost using Alfred. Read More…