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 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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