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Preface

Preface

AppleScript continues to evolve on Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X as the ultimate scripting tool for the Macintosh. AppleScript’s power to automate the operating system and complex applications such as graphics, desktop-publishing, and database programs, as well as a friendly English language dialect that helps ambitious scripters get up to speed quickly with their own applets, is not matched by any other platform’s programming language. Yet, only a small percentage of Macintosh users are even aware that AppleScript is installed with their operating system. Those who are aware of AppleScript’s presence on their machine often do not take full advantage of this tool to automate their daily computing activities, both on their local machine and over th....


  

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