I’ve been doing commercial web-based development for about six years now and I still don’t haven’t committed each and every HTTP status code to memory. I refer often to HTTP Status Codes — httpstatuses.com to appear way smarter than I am.
Today I realised I could do this with fewer keystrokes (e.g. [Alt]+[Space]hs 418[Enter]) using the amazing Alfred - Productivity App for macOS.
Somebody’s probably already done this and I wish they’d shared it with me, so I’m sharing it with you.
You can import these settings (apart from the icon) using the following URL: alfred://customsearch/HTTP%20Status%20Codes/hs/utf8/nospace/https%3A%2F%2Fhttpstatuses.com%2F%7Bquery%7D
I tried to share the URL in a tweet but Twitter mangled it.
I hope this little tip helps improve your productivity.
What’s your favourite Alfred custom search?
I am glad I shared this tip. It led to Ricky sending me this knowledge upgrade:
i use alfred + dash! works with a bunch more useful things, including headers, bash stuff, other programming language lookupshttps://t.co/S7tKttN9XM— Ricky Cook (@ThatPandaDev) April 17, 2019
(http status codes and headers are under "cheat sheets") pic.twitter.com/MgLIYvjPrz
brew cask install dash and a couple of clicks later and I found myself with an even easier workflow than I’d had before. No need for web browsers (or even an Internet connection):