In 2016, I made a New Year's resolution to blog about something of substance every month. In this post, I'll reflect on this five-year journey.
URL Schemes provide powerful ways to integrate applications together in the Apple Ecosystem. Notion, unfortunately, doesn't allow these URL Scheme links, as they are not 'valid' URLs. We can work around this by using a URL shortener to do some redirection.
Notion has recently released iOS widgets, however, they are limited in functionality. In this article, I present my custom Notion iOS widget that has a unique set of features. This widget is built using iOS Shortcuts, the Scriptable application, and a notion-py server.
Guided Access is a great feature in iOS that limits the device to only show a single application with customizable restrictions. The ease of enabling/disabling a Guided Access session, opens up a lot of easy use cases that you might want to try it.
Read how I orchestrate my daily review that consists of multiple applications using iOS Shortcuts. I create a notification-based workflow as a workaround to Shortcut's time limit when switching between applications.