Any web developer has an arsenal of applications for building sites. Every day I use Sublime Text, Photoshop, Terminal, Chrome, Firefox, MAMP, Sequel Pro, not to mention Toggl, Slack and Skitch for work tracking and collaborating with other developers. So every day when I sit down to work, I have to open up my applications folder and click, click, click until all the many programs I need are open. It’s an inconvenience and it’s slow. I want to open my computer and get to work. So I set up a simple custom application using Mac Automator so I can open all of my dev applications with one click.
I’ll show you how in the video below. And then automator will become your new best friend.
Open multiple applications with one click