October 1993: AppleScript for the Mac.
April 2005: Automator for the Mac.
September 2018: Shortcuts for iOS.
October 2021: Shortcuts for macOS.
It’s time to do some spring-cleaning. How to clear out some of those thousands of old preference files without losing anything important. And here’s how to do it using Shortcuts too.
Are you testing or going to test Monterey beta? Advice on kernel panics, the M1 missing boot disk problem, updates and escape routes.
How little has changed in using assembly language over the last 30+ years. But what about Swift Playgrounds 4, which will let iPads create apps for the App Store?
First AppleScript, then shell scripts, and in 2005 Automator: now Apple is bringing iOS Shortcuts to macOS 12. Will it make a difference, though?
macOS 12 Monterey promises consolidation and improvement, even truth and reconciliation perhaps. But Shortcuts and Universal Control promise strongly.
Up to OS X Tiger, we could group collections of shortcuts to folders under a single item in the Dock. This went, then returned. Here is how to use it.