Launch Center leveraged URL actions to minimize the number of taps it took to complete common tasks on a variety of iOS apps.
Launch Center Pro was the spark that would ignite the fire for URL schemes and iOS automation.
In the following months the iOS automation landscape grew as new players entered. Pythonista brought powerful Python scripting to iOS, and Greg Pierce’s x-callback-url specification was gaining steam among third-party apps.
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Drafts seeks to be the central place for text input and output on your iOS device.
there is a key concept in the way in which they are each achieved that leaves them deeply intertwined: URL schemes.