Joe Kissell is back with an update to Take Control of Automating Your Mac, bringing the book to v1.1, and providing more information on getting things done faster, easier, and automatically. From the ease of an application launcher to the power of Keyboard Maestro to the complexity of Microsoft’s Visual Basic in Office, Joe shares some examples and advice on how getting started and then pushing it to the next level. Find out why you shouldn’t worry about system updates breaking your workflows, what you can do with built-in Yosemite’s Dictation Commands and more.
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Joe Kissell is the author of over two dozen Take Control ebooks, as well as a host of print books. He is a senior editor for TidBITS, and a Senior Contributor to Macworld. Keep up with him if you can on his personal blog, JoeKissell.com, and on Twitter.
Choosing the right launcher for your Mac by Joe Kissell on Macworld
LaunchBar by Objective Development
Butler by Many Tricks Software
TextExpander by Smile
Keyboard Maestro by Stairways Software