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How to Create an Alfred Extension

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Today, I'm going to teach you how to build a plugin for the popular Mac productivity application, Alfred, with PHP. As you'll find, it's a lot easier than you might expect! Even better, this allows us to extend Alfred to provide any additional functionality that we require.

For this tutorial, I'll walk you through the process of creating your own extension that will retrieve Lorem Ipsum text from Lipsum.com, and copy it directly to your clipboard with a few simple lines of PHP.

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