13th April 2013
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The third and final (for now) part of the Alfred v2 Masterclass!
Alfred v2 has been re-written from the ground up to be faster, more efficient and easier to use.
This week, I finally take a look at the brand new workflows feature of Alfred v2, accessible via the optional Powerpack.
I think you'll be impressed!
In this extended episode, I take a look at some of the core principles behind workflows, and examine some of the provided sample workflows. I also take a look at some of the most popular (and most impressive) third party workflows to demonstrate just what can be achieved.
This full tutorial includes sections on:
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|Workflows Overview||[4m 23s]|
|Recreating Some Sample Workflows||[11m 46s]|
|Workflow Templates||[6m 19s]|
|Battery Workflow||[1m 30s]|
|Weather Workflow||[2m 49s]|
|AlfredTweet2 Workflow||[5m 33s]|
|Evernote Workflow||[4m 31s]|
Time for an update on two of my favourite productivity applications - TextExpander 5 and Keyboard Maestro 7
Still trying to find your perfect task manager? We all have different priorities and methods of working. so it’s not always easy to find the the task manager that’s just right.
In this week’s episode, Todd Olthoff takes us through 2Do, a simple task manager with hidden depths!
Managing multiple Macs is so much easier than it used to be.
Whether you're swapping between a couple of desktops or a desktop and a laptop, there are numerous cloud based services that will synchronise your files and information.
In this episode, I demonstrate the various services I use to enable me to swap between using my Mac Pro and Macbook as seamlessly as possible, either at home or on the road.
Fantastical 2 is a terrific calendaring app for the Mac, previously only available as a menu bar application. Now it has been re-vamped and relaunched as a powerful desktop application (and yet is still available from your menu bar).
Todd Olthoff takes us through a tour of the enhanced and improved features of this new version of the application, a credible alternative to the OS X Calendar app.
BusyContacts is a great new contacts management application that integrates with most of the popular online address book systems.
With customisable views, rich support for customisation plus integration with Mail, Messaging and Social Media, BusyContacts is well placed to be a flexible and easy to use CRM (Customer Relationship Manager) suitable for both business and personal use.
Things 2 is a fully featured task manager application from Cultured Code. Since we last covered it, Things has had many new much requested features added, most importantly cross platform syncing.
In this episode, Todd Olthoff brings us up to speed on the main features of Things 2 and explores some of the new features.
If you're like me and find it difficult to delete emails, you'll end up with hundreds of not thousands of emails slowing down your mail application.
In this episode, Todd Olthoff demonstrates four different solutions to archiving your emails.
Alfred v2 Masterclass - Part 3 tutorial is also available to watch in Issue 10 of the ScreenCastsOnline Monthly
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