There are some web applications I enjoy using, but when I use them in my main browser (Safari), they sometimes get a bit lost, surrounded with a multitude of other browser tabs.
A simple way to give these web apps a more “native” feel, is by launching them in a full screen window without window chrome.
This can be accomplished by using the Google Chrome browser in presentation mode. ( the keyboard shortcut is
If you wish to launch a web app in this presentation mode with a few key strokes, you can create a simple Alfred workflow.
From the workflow templates menu, choose the “keyword to applescript” option, define your keyword and adapt this applescript for the web app of your choice :
on alfred_script(q) tell application "Google Chrome" open location "http://asana.com" tell window 1 to enter presentation mode end tell end alfred_script
You can also download two example workflows I made for Asana and Trello.