By Mark Conway Munro
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: April 2010
Pages: 640

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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