So, between AutoPkg and some other tool I am working I have been spending a lot of time in Terminal recently. I have also (once again) tried to organize myself with the GTD app Things from CulturedCode. While I really like the simplicity and design of Things, I also wanted a fast way to add ideas I might have while on the command line and maybe also check off one or the other to do item from the Terminal. In short I wanted a command line tool for things.
Luckily, Things provides an AppleScript interface. So, I just wrote this tool for myself:
I have found it quite useful and fun. Also this is a nice example of writing a command line tool in AppleScript.
Great overview on new scripting features in OSX 10.9 Mavericks:
I have used this for few things:
This could come in useful in many situations.
Nice use of AppleScript to enhance Reminders: Enhancing Reminders with AppleScript and Macros.
open command in Terminal is very powerful.
You cant just open files and folders in Finder. You can type
to open a webpage in your default browser. Or
To open a Screen Sharing session to a remote computer.
Simple and (should have been obvious):