Automate virtually any task on your Mac with scripts
If you want to automate workflow on a Mac, AppleScript developerMark Munro can show you how. Having worked with AppleScript almostfrom day one, he shares his methods, tips, and insights to help youautomate virtually any Mac task using this universal-access,open-ended scripting tool. You'll quickly master the English-likesyntax of AppleScript, write scripts to control apps, exploresubroutines and open-ended programming, and learn advancedtechniques you can put to immediate use.
Learn AppleScript and Script Editor basics and master thelanguage
Work with text objects, numbers, lists, records, subroutines,and data and system events
Understand "if-then" statements and logical branching, and writea conditional script
Control applications with scripts
Explore open-ended programming, and create an image batchprocessor
Produce flexible and expandable scripts using a hierarchicalsubroutine design
Organize code into modules and libraries and create multi-modulesolutions
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