Apple’s latest information on notarization can appear alarming and contradictory. Do you need to notarize your own apps and scripts? More helpful guidance.
Searching for third party Quick Actions, I came across the excellent Yoink, the only app which seems to have solved them. Or has it?
Unsupported by developer documentation or Xcode, Quick Actions can only be seriously useful when reversible. Or are they just an embellishment to Finder?
The built-in Quick Actions and those bundled in installed apps are managed by the daemon pkd, and PlugInKit. Not so Automator workflows, though.
The problem of Undo is a major consideration when building or using any Quick Action, Automator workflow, AppleScript, or other lightweight solution.
Making your own Quick Actions in Automator is very simple, provided that it has the actions built in or provided with apps which can do the task.
One of the significant features of Mojave, Finder Actions deliver significant features without you having to open an app.Are they extensions, and where are they installed?
What the Accessibility list in Privacy controls is about, and how it almost made it easier to add an app to Full Disk Access.
Advice on preparing for and using Mojave for all who go beyond using standard off-the-shelf apps – scripting, automating, building from source, or full-blown Xcode development.
Fire up your eGPUs, engage Dark Mode, and open Xcode: our Macs are once again going to be at the centre of invention and reinvention.