Once you have had your mac for a while you are likely to have found dozens of applications that you love, and multiple items that you want to start when you log in.
So you add them all to your login-items and you’re done right? Wrong.
If you simply add them all to your login items then when you log in, they all try to start at once and it all ends in a massive delay before you can use any of them or even any of your other applications. It isn’t unheard of to see the rainbow spinner of death on some machines.
My solution was to create my own simple applescript that starts all the things I want, in the order I want and with delays between then to keep my mac in a usable state.
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