Developers will advance their AppleScript skills easily with this guide
Part of the Developer Reference series, this book is packed with professional secrets for designing and building automated solutions with AppleScript, the powerful, system-level scripting language built into every Mac. Programmers will discover new ways to increase their professional efficiency and become more valuable in their jobs.
With up to date coverage of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and loaded with real-world tips and techniques, this guide includes best practices and conventions along with informative lessons. You'll advance your scripting skills to the next level under the direction of a long-time veteran of the AppleScript community.
With the information you'll get from AppleScript,you'll become a better and more effective developer.
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Automate virtually any task on your Mac with scripts
If you want to automate workflow on a Mac, AppleScript developer Mark Munro can show you how. Having worked with AppleScript almost from day one, he shares his methods, tips, and insights to help you automate virtually any Mac task using this universal-access, open-ended scripting tool. You'll quickly master the English-like syntax of AppleScript, write scripts to control apps, explore subroutines and open-ended programming, and learn advanced techniques you can put to immediate use.
Learn AppleScript and Script Editor basics and master the language
Work with text objects, numbers, lists, records, subroutines, and data and system events
Understand "if-then" statements and logical branching, and write a conditional script
Control applications with scripts
Explore open-ended programming, and create an image batch processor
Produce flexible and expandable scripts using a hierarchical subroutine design
Organize code into modules and libraries and create multi-module solutions
Access the latest information on Apple development
Visit www.wileydevreference.com for the latest on tools and techniques for Apple development, as well as code snippets and examples from this book.About the Author:
Mark Conway Munro is a professional programmer who has used AppleScript, AppleScript Studio, and FileMaker Pro on a daily basis since 1992. He has designed and deployed numerous complex custom solutions for clients such as Adobe Systems, The Associated Press, BMG, KraftMaid Cabinetry, Sony Music Distribution, and many more.
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