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Welcome to the CMD-D Conference (34m)

Sal Soghoian

Sal Soghoian welcomes conference attendees and examines automation scenarios using the automation technology available on the Apple platform.

The “Why” of Automation (30m)

John Welch

From experience with massive data centers, John Welch unpacks the ‘why’ of automation from all points of view. Hear the story of the deep-fried sock. Find out which types of circumstances automation can benefit and when not to bother. A can’t miss session for admins as well as developers.

The macOS Scripting Triumvirate (1h23m)

Sal Soghoian

Even experts will learn something new, and everyone will gain insight. Join Automation guru Sal Soghoian as he reveals power features of AppleScript, AppleScriptObj-C, and JavaScript for Automation (JXA) that are often hidden in plain sight.

More than Automator (52m)

Sal Soghoian

There’s more to Automator than the drag-and-drop creation of “automation recipes.” Learn what workflow variables, contextual system integration, and direct access to all of the automation power of the OS can do for you.

Script Magic for macOS and iOS (1h15m)

Sal Soghoian

The Omni Group introduces full application object-model scripting for their apps on both macOS and iOS. Based on JavaScript Core in WebKit, Omni Automation scripts can automate application processes, can receive data from and be executed by JavaScript scripts hosted in web page, and can be integrated with Apple’s Workflow app on iOS. Write-once scripting is closer than ever!

Accessibility and Automation (31m)

Shelly Brisbin

Find out how user automation and the accessibility tools of macOS and iOS can be used together to dramatically change the way people work and learn. Accessibility expert Shelly Brisbin outlines the practicalities of “accessible automation” with examples of what you can do today, and explains what app developers should consider for tomorrow.

iOS Automation (42m)

David Sparks

David Sparks presents a detailed examination of the Workflow app on iOS.

Code-Free Automation (26m)

Allison Sheridan

Allison Sheridan shows how to use 3rd-Party utilities to automate tasks.

Automating Automation (17m)

Brett Terpstra

Brett Terpstra shares his unique view of automation concepts from the inside out.

Six Colors Podcast (17m)

Jason Snell

Jason Snell leads a panel discussion about all things automation.




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