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

Introducing LaunchCuts

I’m happy to announce the release of LaunchCuts, a powerful, customizable, and elegant launcher for shortcuts on iOS. Built entirely as a shortcut with over 2,600 action steps, LaunchCuts lets you organize your shortcuts into folders manually or automatically generate lists of them using keywords. Folders: Create a nested folder hierarchy for storing your shortcuts. … Continue reading Introducing LaunchCuts

Canon EOS R seems to lack in-camera FTP capability

One of the features that I really like in my Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is its ability to connect to FTP/FTPS servers with its built-in Wi-Fi. It’s enabled a very unique wireless photography workflow for me over the past two years. According to the product specifications document, the upcoming mirrorless EOS R supports the … Continue reading Canon EOS R seems to lack in-camera FTP capability

James Dempsey and the Breakpoints at WWDC 2018

Had the pleasure of photographing James Dempsey and the Breakpoints at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). This year’s performance was held at The Ritz in San Jose, which was a smaller venue than at the City National Civic in 2017. While it made for a more intimate venue, there was far less space to roam … Continue reading James Dempsey and the Breakpoints at WWDC 2018

Sony A9 Supports FTPS Transfers

The blisteringly fast Sony A9 camera supports both FTP and FTPS file transfers from its built-in Ethernet port. From the product specifications section: “Using a new terminal for wired LAN connection, you can conveniently transfer still image files to a specified FTP server for viewing and management as needed. A wired LAN connection gives you the highest … Continue reading Sony A9 Supports FTPS Transfers