Sams Teach Yourself AppleScript in 24 Hours

Jesse Feiler

  • 出版商: Sams Publishing
  • 出版日期: 2003-05-15
  • 售價: $980
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$931
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 432
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0672325187
  • ISBN-13: 9780672325182

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商品描述

AppleScript, built into the Macintosh OS, is used by hndreds of companies and countless individuals to automate tasks, control applications, automate Web sites, and more. It's a scripting language that uses natural, English-like syntax -- much easier to code than most scripting languages.

Sams Teach Yourself AppleScript in 24 Hours offers a clearly written, well organized introduction to AppleScript. The book starts with running existing scripts, then teaches the reader to write simple scripts to create shortcuts and increase productivity on the Mac OS, then moves on to working with popular Macintosh applications with scripts.

Table of Contents

Introduction. 

I. GETTING STARTED WITH APPLESCRIPT.

 


Hour 1. Introducing AppleScript.
Hour 2. Using AppleScript.
Hour 3. Running the Scripts You Already Have.
Hour 4. Getting New Scripts from Apple and Running Them.
Hour 5. Third-party Scripts and Applications That Simplify Your Life.
Hour 6. Looking Behind the Scenes: How These Scripts Work.
Hour 7. Basic Programming Concepts. 

II. WRITING SCRIPTS WITH SCRIPT EDITOR.


Hour 8. Introducing Script Editor.
Hour 9. Basic AppleScript Syntax.
Hour 10. Scripting the Finder.
Hour 11. Scripting Mac OS X Applications from Apple.
Hour 12. Scripting Mac OS X Applications from Third Parties.
Hour 13. Interacting with Users.

 

III. WORKING WITH APPLESCRIPT STUDIO.


Hour 14. Introducing AppleScript Studio.
Hour 15. Building a Graphical AppleScript Studio Application.
Hour 16. Writing Code for AppleScript Studio.
Hour 17. Planning and Debugging AppleScript Studio Applications.
Hour 18. Adding Help to AppleScript Studio.
Hour 19. Using Documents and Data Sources with AppleScript Studio. 

IV. ADVANCED SCRIPTING.


Hour 20. Advanced AppleScript Syntax.
Hour 21. Creating AppleScripts to Control Multiple Applications.
Hour 22. Using AppleScript Across a Network.
Hour 23. Beyond AppleScript: Using Services.
Hour 24. Beyond AppleScript: Shell Scripts, Perl, and Other Scripting Languages.

V. APPENDIXES.


Appendix A. Constants and Predefined Variables.
Appendix B. Operators.
Appendix C. Third-party Script Editors.

Smile. Script Debugger. PreFab UI Browser.


Glossary.
Index.