Here’s a simple AppleScript which can be used with a TextExpander snippet, or as a Service via the macOS Automator app, that when invoked will insert the title and URL of the frontmost Safari tab, formatted as a Markdown link. Continue reading “AppleScript to Insert Markdown Link for Current Safari Tab via TextExpander”
Since the recent update to Drafts with the expanded URL Scheme functionality, I’ve been monkeying around with nvALT plaintext journaling and note taking. There’s a cool browser extension for snagging text and webpages in plain text format and adding them as new notes to your nvALT folder.
It’s on the main nvALT page, but it’s easy to miss.
I plan on posting about this plaintext approach in detail, but just sharing the bookmarklet for now.
Readability is a great app and web service that does one thing, and does it extremely well: allows you to save the text of webpages to read later, in a visually-optimal reading format.