Web excursions are select bookmarks from Brett's travels around the internet. You can see them all on Pinboard. Visit the bookmarks page for previous Excursions.

Web Excursions for April 01, 2013: Alfred 2 Edition

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No April Fools jokes here, just a bunch of Alfred 2 goodness.

“Alfredo is a [Ruby] wrapper for Alfred 2’s new Workflow system. It generates a XML response based on the information in the Alfred Forums.”
Alfred 2 Ruby Framework
A framework for Alfred 2 workflow development in Ruby.
Alfred workflow for Github
An Alfred 2 workflow for Github that works almost like the GitHub command bar.
Alfred 2 Workflow List – Search, Install and Share
The beginnings of a repository for all of the Alfred 2 Workflows popping up.
Yak pushing workflow
“It has the basic trimmings, i.e. a Contacts custom action you can wire up to phone numbers in Alfreds contacts viewer, a dial keyword and keyboard shortcuts to handle stuff selected in OS X applications.”

And one non-Alfred link because I think it sounds like the start of something pretty cool:

Convert notes and highlights from iBooks to PDFs or Evernote notes on your desktop. A really cool idea, I need to test it out and see if it works.