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
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