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#25: WWDC 2019 Automation Update

June 7th, 2019 · 61 minutes

Happy WWDC week! David and Rose are on the ground at WWDC in San Jose to bring you up to speed on the new automation heading to iOS and iPadOS. They also recap WWDC, the Automator's meetup, and Rose describes how she lost a fight with a leaf.

#24: Automating with Airtable

May 24th, 2019 · 63 minutes

Rose and David are getting serious about Airtable, the online-based database/spreadsheet/thingy. In this episode, they explain how Airtable works, how they're using it to Automate the Automators, and additional uses for Airtable.

#23: Diving into Drafts Automation with Tim "The Drafts Man" Nahumck

May 10th, 2019 · 62 minutes

In this episode Rosemary and David get Tim the Drafts Man to talk about how he uses Drafts, sharing actions, tips and tricks.

#22: Text Expansion

April 26th, 2019 · 67 minutes

Text expansion is a simple sort of automation but also a powerful one. In this episode, Rose and David go deep on text automation, the tools they use, and some of their favorites ways to use text automation to get their work done faster.

#21: Invoicing, Writing, and Regular Expressions with Dr. Drang

April 12th, 2019 · 85 minutes

In this episode of Automators Rosemary and David interview the mysterious internet legend Dr. Drang. As well as talking about Python, Perl, and AppleScript, they also dive into regular expressions, Shortcuts, Drafts, Keyboard Maestro, and how you can combine all of these in various different workflows!

#20: Mad Science Automation with Brett Terpstra

March 29th, 2019 · 63 minutes

Brett Terpstra, the mad scientist automator, joins to talk about how he got started in automation and share some great workflows for keyboard and trackpad automation, extending automation to your home, and more.

#19: Shortcuts Updates

March 15th, 2019 · 65 minutes

In this episode of Automators Rose and David dive into the recent and upcoming updates to Shortcuts. They nerd out on weather and notes, as well as their love for the dictionary updates!

#18: Terminal Automation with John Siracusa

March 1st, 2019 · 62 minutes

Web programmer John Siracusa joins the Automators to share his thoughts on automation workflows, the best programming language for automation, and how automating your Mac desktop can become a road to madness.

#17: Live at PodCon

February 15th, 2019 · 44 minutes

This week David and Rose come to us live from PodCon with a very enthusiastic audience where they take the opportunity to dive into some of their travel automation setups. Once back in the studio they then go through some of the great feedback they've received recently.

#16: Yoga Automation with Myke Hurley

February 1st, 2019 · 62 minutes

Myke Hurley is relatively new to automation but found many ways to simplify his day via automation. In this episode, Myke share several simple to implement, yet crazy useful automations.