David Sparks tells us why his Shortcuts Field Guide, iOS13 Edition had to be completely re-written because of some of the new and powerful options Apple provided when iOS 13 hit the streets. David talks about some of the new capabilities including, new ability to work with NFC stickers, HomeKit integration, developer actions, and more. Shortcuts is like programming and not like programming. David tells you why you shouldn’t be intimidated, gives some examples of things you can accomplish with Shortcuts, and even offers a special discount code to save you some money.
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David Sparks is a trial attorney who finally came out of the closet and admitted he was a nerd several years ago. David publishes MacSparky.com and is the co-host of the Mac Power Users podcast. He is also part of the Focused and Automators podcasts, and publishes his Field Guide series of training at Learn.MacSparky.com. David also writes occasionally for Macworld and has authored a total of seven books including, Mac at Work and iPad at Work, 60 Mac Tips, Volume 1 with Brett Terpstra, Paperless, Markdown with Eddie Smith, Email and Presentations.