038 Alfred

12 Apr 2013

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Sample code: Github

Version: v2.0.2 (178)

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##Background on Alfred 1. Main website 2. Brief features and detailed features 3. blog

##Things to learn with Alfred

###1. install

  1. download the free version or buy the powerpack
  2. check out the preferences
    • General

###2. search & open

  1. Open:
    • File
    • Folder
    • Website
    • App
  2. Search inside file: open, find, in
  3. Select multiple with key using buffer
  4. Web search: Google, image, map, translate, wiki, amazon, custom search (adding stackoverflow and github)

###3. productivity

  1. Calculator:
    • Simple with 4*5 + 8
    • Advanced with =ceil(9.04) or =floor(10.98)
  2. Dictionary
  3. Contact search: ensure correct privacy setting
    • search
    • send new email
  4. Using the terminal
  5. Using themes

###4. workflow v2 (the new extensions from v1)

  1. some noted workflows
  2. edit workflows - example shown with the currency converter workflow
  3. make new workflows - a simple shoutout on the screen

##More Resources on Alfred 1. extras gallery 2. Alfred workflows 3. Alfred themes and workflow developers: David Fergusan or Florian 3. Similar to Alfred: Launchbar and Quicksilver 4. How web developers can user Alfred App

##Build Link of this episode

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