Applescript  The Comprehensive Guide to Scripting and Automation on Mac OS X

Applescript The Comprehensive Guide to Scripting and Automation on Mac OS X

by HanaanRosenthal (Author)


This book is the second edition of a critically acclaimed reference. AppleScript is a scripting language allowing users add functionality to the Mac operating system, automating tasks, adding functions, making things easier. It's popular because it's available for free on any Mac operating system, and it is easy to pick up and use, so it is within the bounds of any fairly proficient Mac user, not just developers. The new edition offers a complete guide to using AppleScript, from beginning steps, right up to the professional level - nothing is left out. This edition is updated to support AppleScript 1.10/Mac OS X Tiger.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 808
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
Publisher: APRESS
Published: 22 Sep 2006

ISBN 10: 1590596536
ISBN 13: 9781590596531

Author Bio
The founder of Custom Flow Solutions, Hanaan Rosenthal developed his first drawing program and published a programming newsletter at the age of 11. He became a digital media and prepress consultant in 1991, specializing in Mac publishing. In 1996, he took on his first full-blown AppleScript automation project and never looked back. Since then he has helped reshape the workflow of numerous publishing companies and departments creating systems that save their owners millions of dollars and thousands of man-hours annually. His clients include Fidelity Investments, Wellington Management, The Boston Globe, and Showtime Networks.