HOM 18: Mac Keyboard Magic

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What are your thoughts about today’s show? We’d love to hear from you!

I enjoyed today’s show, and learned some things I didn’t know before thank you!
However, you mentioned that automator may NOT be around very much longer? I am wondering why that would be? I seems a shame to have such a useful tool only to have it disappear. Will it be replaced by something similar?


Purely a guess but firing Sal Soghoian a couple of years ago, the acquisition of the iOS app Workflow, and the introduction of the iOS Shortcuts app makes me thing Automator will be replaced with Shortcuts at some point. I doubt Applescript will go away, but it’s so little publicized that fewer and fewer applications support it, which is crucial to the ecosystem.

Scripting is macOS’s secret weapon and I know many of us want Apple to support it forever!

Thanks Leo, Maybe you could do some tutorials on Apple script?