When I attended undergrad my mentor, TK Clarke, mentioned how he thought Kermit / Sesame Street gave a false preconception that “learning should be easy”. While there are things that can to make it “easier” to learn, I do understand his point. Learning is “work” as your brain is, literally, “writing new pathways” in our brains🧠.
One thing we like to do in our AHK Courses is to create “bite-size” videos (usually between 3 and 6 minutes) so people can focus on one thing and not try to learn too many things all at once. We also put a lot of thought into the “flow” of our courses so people have a clear path to follow (this is especially helpful since AutoHotkey is a vast & robust language).
We also reduce the stress level of our students by offering a 200% money-back guarantee.
In our AHK Hero club, we tailor our answers to the skill / knowledge level of the member that asked the question. We even break up the calls where Friday we do more advanced topics and Saturdays are more “entry level” topics.
So, while hating on Kermit might be legit, it doesn’t have to be an all-or-nothing type mindset.
Now on with the show…
General AutoHotkey Tips
Every week we spend hours in zoom helping each other level-up. Sometimes I’ll hit record when I think we might be talking about something that will help y’all. In this video Isaias helps us learn some great AutoHotkey tips & tricks.
💖Feeling AutoHotkey Love 💘
Valentines day was earlier this week. We offered 40% off on all our courses. The offer was just for February 14th but I’ve extended the sale through tomorrow just in case you didn’t have time to respond. You can read the email and get the discounts here. Incidentally, I sent a separate email, offering 50% discount, to people that signed up for alerts on deals.
Updating A GUI doesn’t have to be Painful!
A lot of people use tools that create GUIs. These, on their surface, seem great however, when you go to update the GUI, it becomes a nightmare because everything is “locked into place”. In this video Isaias shows us that, if you’ve built the GUI well, updating a GUI doesn’t have to be painful. If you’d like to learn more about creating GUIs I highly recommend you check out our GUIs are Easy course. Don’t forget we take all the risk for you because we offer a 200% money-back guarantee!
AHK Save as Updater by Spracklen Design
Earlier this week I thought of a very simple script we should create that will help when saving files of a similar type. Earlier today Irfan finished the first version and, perhaps next week, we’ll release it. As I was writing this week’s AHK Newsletter I searched YouTube and happened to see this video which is a more advanced version of what I’d though of. It’s always cool to see how other people are using AutoHotkey… (It’s one thing I love about our AHK hero calls)
📚 What we’re reading
- How to Schedule Lights with Amazon Echo
- Is This a Phishing Email?
- 8 surprising ways to Wirelessly Charge Your Phone
- The biggest Surprises About Apple’s Vision Pro
🤖 AI / Chat GPT-3 News / Usage
- Apple releases ‘MGIE’
- Maximize the impact of your job applications
- Copilot is now the main brand for Microsoft’s AI
⚡️Productivity tips: Excel Insert Tab
If you’re like me and often “insert” things in Excel you’ll love to learn that Alt+N will jump you to the Insert Ribbon in Excel.
🤣 A spot of Humor This must be based off a True Story
What we 🅰utomated this week with AutoHotkey #32
We’ve had quite a busy week here at the-Automator. We’re very close to releasing some more tools and, in this video, I explain much of the other things we’ve been working on with AutoHotkey this past week.
They also have access to exclusive & pre-released content and a 3 hours a week where we help people with their AHK issues (the Saturday calls are geared towards people new to AutoHotkey.)
🗣️ 💭 Quotable quotes
- Time spent alone in silence can yield breakthrough insights — Dave Dee
- Work harder on yourself than you do on your job — Jim Rohn
- Motion beats meditation — Gary Halbert
- A bad attitude is like a flat tire. You can’t go anywhere until you change it.
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Joe, Isaias, Irfan, Rizwan and staff
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