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 July 24, 2017

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Transmit 5
This update of Panic’s FTP app, Transmit, adds new sync features (support for local-to-local and remote-to-remote), new speed improvements, but most interestingly, new cloud support for 10 services, including Backblaze B2, Box, Google Drive, DreamObjects, Dropbox, Microsoft Azure, and Rackspace Cloud Files.
ohoachuck/wwdc-downloader: WWDC 2017 video downloader script
A downloader script for grabbing all of the WWDC 2017 videos. Written in Swift with no external dependencies.
Omni Group Automation
As mentioned by Sal Soghoian on Systematic, Omni Automation represents a huge step forward for iOS scriptability. Currently implemented in all Omni apps, this could essentially add AppleScript-like automation power to iOS.
Cracking the code behind Apple’s App Store promo card design
equinux figured out how to make scannable promo codes (like iTunes gift cards) for iTunes and Mac App Stores. I don’t have an immediately useful application for this, but I see possibilities…
Connected Earth
A fun app for visualization of travel and communication connectedness around the globe. From the developers of Cosmic Watch.

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