Expanding truncated RSS feeds

There's a good chance that you read this blog from its RSS feed, that's how I follow most publishers without a regular schedule or sites that publish no more than a couple of pieces daily. For the rest, there's Twitter. Some feeds I subscribe to truncate their articles and exhibit a single paragraph, a couple hundred characters or just a Twitter-like description, a link by the end of the excerpt takes you to the article in the original site and I'm declaring war to them.

Keys for Writers in Drafts

As I use Drafts further more, I built actions to aid my writing. In this article I'll share 4 actions I use all the time whenever I write in Drafts.

Late Thoughts on iOS 9 and x‑callback‑url

Two years ago was probably the first time I heard of x‑callback‑url. It was the most remarkable, at least, with an article on MacStories in which Viticci chained 4 apps. He swiftly moved information between them, starting with a bookmarklet in Safari and bouncing into Drafts, then Due and returning to Safari afterwards. Seeing what an empowered iOS user could achieve mesmerized me.

Preview Fountain Screenplays in Drafts

Two or three years ago, I got my degree in film. I wanted to be a screenwriter since the beginning of the course and I graduated as one, with a script written in a syntax developed by John August, Nima Yousefi and Stu Maschwitz called Fountain. Screenwriting has a strict formatting rules and used to require either expensive (Final Draft) or bloated (Celtx) software; Fountain took the game to plain text.

Dispatch text to Pastebin with 1Writer

I'm always looking for ways to help people with automation on iOS and when the Drafts Twitter account retweeted a plea, asking if anyone figured out a way to integrate Drafts and Pastebin – I couldn't contain myself. By the end of the day, I achieved the goal with 1Writer and I'll tell you why and how.