How to Create GIFs on iOS with the Workflow App

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

For today’s Quick Tip, Melissa Holt will walk us through creating a simple automated task within the iOS Workflow app…which is kind of like building stuff in Automator on the Mac. In other words, fun! And it’s a good way to learn the basics of automation, too. She’ll tell us all about it!

Sal Saghoian Launches CMD-D Down-Home Scripting Boot Camp

· Jeff Gamet · Cool Stuff Found

Sal Saghoian—the man who’s name is synonymous with AppleScript on the Mac—just announced CMD-D Down-Home Scripting Boot Camp. The three day event is geared for people who are new to scripting and includes hands-on exercises with Sal and Ray Robertson. CMD-D Down-Home Scripting Boot Camp runs from October 15th through 17th in Atlanta and is priced at US$999 through June 18th, and $1,299 for early bird pricing after that. You can register at the CMD-D website.

Sal Saghoian Launches CMD-D Down-Home Scripting Boot Camp

Sal Soghoian Launches CMD-D: Masters of Automation Conference

· Jeff Gamet · News

CMD-D: Masters of Automation Conference with Sal Soghoian scheduled for August 8, 2017

Sal Soghoian, who is the master of automation on the Mac, is hosting his own conference called CMD-D: Masters of Automation Conference. The day-long event will cover AppleScript, Automator, JavaScript for Automation, Workflow, and more.

Apple's Intent Isn't the Same as Committing to Mac Automation

· Jeff Gamet · Analysis

Apple may not be committed to Mac automation and scripting

Last week Sal Soghoian announced his job as Apple’s Manager of Automation Technologies had been eliminated, and this week senior vice president of Software Engineering Craig Federighi says Apple intends to continue supporting scripting technologies on the Mac. That’s a little reassuring, although “intending to support” is a far cry from “committed to continue developing.”