Localization Helper

One of the less heralded but extremely important features of my shortcuts is their full support for localization out of the box. It’s something that I wanted to have from day one with my apps, as retrofitting an existing app can be extremely tedious. To assist others with localizing my shortcuts, I have released Localization … Continue reading Localization Helper

Cronios, WatchCuts, and GeoCuts

Really jazzed about releasing two new shortcuts and an update to Cronios this weekend. I now have developed three distinct methods for running shortcuts automatically in the background: Date and Time: Cronios Remote Trigger from iCloud-connected device: WatchCuts + Cronios Location: GeoCuts + Cronios Cronios 1.3.0 adds a new Cron Job Assistant that guides you … Continue reading Cronios, WatchCuts, and GeoCuts

Cronios 1.1.0 with Keep-Alive Beep and Cronios Watcher

The full-featured shortcuts scheduler for iOS just got a lot better with Cronios 1.1! Configure your shortcuts to run automatically in the background on the dates, times, ranges, and intervals you specify, without any interaction on your part! What’s New in Version 1.1 Cronios 1.1 introductions some exciting new features: Keep-Alive Beep: Keep Cronios running … Continue reading Cronios 1.1.0 with Keep-Alive Beep and Cronios Watcher

Shortcut App Framework

Shortcut App Framework App Framework is a starting point for shortcut developers to create complex applications in Shortcuts. Study and learn from the documentation and the heavily-commented shortcut; you’ll be writing your own shortcut apps in no time! Many of the techniques and code in App Framework are used in my shortcuts: LaunchCuts, Cronios, and … Continue reading Shortcut App Framework

Inspector – View and Modify Objects at Runtime for Shortcut Developers

I just released Inspector, a utility for shortcut developers to inspect and modify runtime objects such as dictionaries, lists, text, numbers, and boolean values. It is a powerful tool that goes far beyond the Show Result and Quick Look actions. Inspector is great for viewing and changing JSON API responses and other complex list and … Continue reading Inspector – View and Modify Objects at Runtime for Shortcut Developers

How Are You Feeling – A Shortcut Integrating Cronios, IFTTT, and Google Sheets

Feeling (Cronios + IFTTT) is shortcut that asks you hourly how you are feeling. Working with Cronios, the shortcuts scheduler for iOS, Feeling (Cronios + IFTTT) records your dictated text to a Google Sheet via the IFTTT Maker Webhook. This post shows you how you can integrate four services: Google Sheets IFTTT Shortcuts Cronios to … Continue reading How Are You Feeling – A Shortcut Integrating Cronios, IFTTT, and Google Sheets

Cronios – Run Your Shortcuts on an Automated Schedule in the Background

Cronios – Run Your Shortcuts on an Automatic Schedule in the Background! I’m really happy to share with you my latest shortcut. Cronios is a full-featured shortcuts scheduler^1 on iOS. Configure your shortcuts to run automatically in the background on the dates, times, ranges, and intervals you specify, without any interaction on your part! It’s … Continue reading Cronios – Run Your Shortcuts on an Automated Schedule in the Background