Danny Goodman's Applescript Handbook, 2nd Edition

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9780679758068: Danny Goodman's Applescript Handbook, 2nd Edition

This complete book/disk package shows the reader how to customize and extend the capabilities of any Macintosh computer--no programming experience needed! This enhanced and expanded edition focuses on putting AppleScript to work in all sorts of practical situations. Goodman also shows how to apply the same principles to other popular scripting systems. Disk contains utilities and ready-to-use scripts.

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This latest edition will help you:

Enhance your productivity by freeing yourself from the drudgery of tasks in the Finder

Automate the Finder and third-party applications, including: FileMaker Pro; QuarkXPress; Microsoft Excel; HyperCard; Microsoft Word; WordPerfect; MacWrite Pro; TouchBase;

Customize your own system and give your scripts professional polish

Rely on OSA (Open Scripting Architecture) infrastructure to provide a consistent scripting foundation for applications and accommodate future scripting systems

Get a head start today learning all the powerful tools of your Macintosh, and be well-positioned to take advantage of the amazing application and system software technologies yet to come.

About the Author:

Danny Goodman has been writing about personal computers and consumer electronics since the late 1970s. In 2006, he celebrated 25 years as a freelance writer and programmer, having published hundreds of magazine articles, several commercial software products, and three dozen computer books. Through the years, his most popular book titles - on HyperCard, AppleScript, JavaScript, and Dynamic HTML - have covered programming environments that are both accessible to non-professionals, yet powerful enough to engage experts. His Dynamic HTML: The Definitive Reference, now in its third edition, is an O'Reilly bestseller.To keep up to date on the needs of web developers for his recent books, Danny is also a programming consultant to some of the industry's top intranet development groups and corporations. His expertise in implementing sensible cross-browser client-side scripting solutions is in high demand and allows him to, in his words, "get code under my fingernails while solving real-world problems."Danny was born in Chicago, Illinois during the Truman Administration. He earned a B.A. and M.A. in Classical Antiquity from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He moved to California in 1983 and lives in a small San Francisco area coastal community, where he alternates views between computer screens and the Pacific Ocean.

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Published by Random House Information Group (1995)
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