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#28: Keyboard Maestro and the Mac

July 20th, 2019 · 42 minutes

Rose and David take a closer look at Keyboard Maestro, the swiss army knife of automation for the Mac. Get $5 off David's new Keyboard Maestro Field Guide until the end of July with code "AUTOMATORSKM".

#27: Shortcuts in iOS 13 - Diving into the Deep End!

July 5th, 2019 · 61 minutes

In this episode, Rose and David throw caution to the wind and install iOS & iPadOS betas on everything. There are crashes and updates, all in the name of finding out just how impressive the new Shortcuts really is.

#26: Getting Started with HomeKit

June 21st, 2019 · 70 minutes

Rose is now banned from scooters, and how get started with HomeKit - from building your system to real automations that actually make your life easier!

#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!