If you use a Mac, you'll be amazed at what you can automate
Save time when using your Mac with Apple's powerful AppleScriptand Automator automation tools, which come standard with Mac OS X.This comprehensive guide shows you how to tap both these handyfeatures to streamline your workflows. Learn how to launch youre-mail every day at a set time, or extract data for analysis on aregular schedule, or dozens of other useful ways to automateroutine computer tasks, avoid errors, and save yourself time.
Explore the most current Automator tricks for Snow Leopard
Learn essential Automator concepts, such as actions, workflows,plugins, and Apple events
Create a droplet and simple scripts while masteringAppleScript's syntax, variables, objects, and properties
Automate routines you do all the time, such as openingiTunes® to a random track or making slideshows
Manipulate files and e-mails, convert PDFs to images, findCalendar items, and discover other functions to automate
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Thomas Myer is the founding principal of Triple Dog Dare Media. He is a consultant, author, and web applications developer with expertise in Perl, PHP, Python, and XML. His book, No Nonsense XML Web Development with PHP was published in 2005 by SitePoint.