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Apple® Automator with AppleScript® Bible

Apple® Automator with AppleScript® Bible

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 16-NOV-2009

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One-stop reference helps you get the most out of AppleScript and Automator One of the handiest ways to streamline your workload is to automate some of your most routine computer tasks. Mac users are lucky in that they have AppleScript and Automator automation tools built right in. This comprehensive guide shows you how to tap both these useful Mac features for Mac OS X and regularly perform such tasks as extracting unread e-mails from your Mail, scheduling workflows, and manually recording actions to create new automated routines. Brings you up to speed on Apple's built-in...

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Learn AppleScript: The Comprehensive Guide to Scripting and Automation on Mac OS X, Third Edition

Learn AppleScript: The Comprehensive Guide to Scripting and Automation on Mac OS X, Third Edition

By: Hamish Sanderson; Hanaan Rosenthal

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 05-MAY-2010

Insert Date: 24-JUN-2010

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AppleScript is an English-like, easy-to-understand scripting language built into every Mac. AppleScript can automate hundreds of AppleScriptable applications, performing tasks both large and small, complex and simple. Learn AppleScript: The Comprehensive Guide to Scripting and Automation on Mac OS X, Third Edition has been completely updated for Mac OS X Snow Leopard. It's all here, with an emphasis on practical information that will help you solve any automation problem—from the most mundane repetitive tasks to highly integrated workflows of complex systems. Friendly enough for...

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Objective-C

Objective-C

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 15-FEB-2011

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A soup-to-nuts guide on the Objective-C programming language Objective-C is the language behind Cocoa and Cocoa Touch, which is the Framework of applications written for the Macintosh, iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad platforms. Part of the Developer Reference series covering the hottest Apple topics, this book covers everything from the basics of the C language to advanced aspects of Apple development. You'll examine Objective-C and high-level subjects of frameworks, threading, networking, and much more. Covers the basics of the C language and then quickly moves onto Objective-C and...

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Beginning AppleScript®

Beginning AppleScript®

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2004

Insert Date: 03-MAR-2011

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What is this book about? Geared toward programmers with no prior development knowledge, Beginning AppleScript serves as a comprehensive guide to using AppleScript on the Mac OS X platform. This title introduces the reader to AppleScript, and then illustrates how to efficiently start writing scripts through sample programs as each concept is introduced. Exercises at the end of each chapter allow the reader to test and demonstrate their knowledge on how to write functional scripts. The appendices include a list of other resources for additional developer information, and a summary of the...

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Cocoa® Programming for Mac® OS X, Third Edition

Cocoa® Programming for Mac® OS X, Third Edition

By: Aaron Hillegass

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 05-MAY-2008

Insert Date: 29-APR-2008

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The best-selling introduction to Cocoa, once again updated to cover the latest Mac programming technologies, and still enthusiastically recommended by experienced Mac OS X developers. “Aaron’s book is the gold standard for Mac OS X programming books—beautifully written, and thoughtfully sculpted. The best book on Leopard development.” —Scott Stevenson, www.theocacao.com “This is the first book I’d recommend for anyone wanting to learn Cocoa from scratch. Aaron’s one of the few (perhaps only) full-time professional Cocoa instructors, and his teaching experience shows in the book.” —Tim...

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Apple Pro Training Series: AppleScript 1-2-3

Apple Pro Training Series: AppleScript 1-2-3

By: Sal Soghoian; Bill Cheeseman

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 19-DEC-2008

Insert Date: 18-DEC-2008

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We know what you’re thinking. You’ve heard about AppleScript. You’ve heard that it can do amazing things. You’ve heard that it can automate away the tiring, redundant, repetitive tasks you do with the computer. All true. But you’re not sure about what’s involved with using it. Is it difficult? Is it programming? After all, you’re just a better-than average computer user. You know what you know, and your expertise serves you pretty well. But recently you’ve reached the point of asking yourself “Is there a better way?” The answer is “Yes.” And relax, you just got lucky. This book is for...

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Learn Objective-C for Java Developers

Learn Objective-C for Java Developers

By: James Bucanek

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 24-SEP-2009

Insert Date: 29-JUN-2010

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Learn Objective-C for Java Developers will guide experienced Java developers into the world of Objective-C. It will show them how to take their existing language knowledge and design patterns and transfer that experience to Objective-C and the Cocoa runtime library. This is the express train to productivity for every Java developer who dreamt of developing for Mac OS X or iPhone, but felt that Objective-C was too intimidating. So hop on and enjoy the ride! Provides a translation service that turns Java problem-solving skills into Objective-C solutions Allows Java developers to...

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Professional Cocoa® Application Security

Professional Cocoa® Application Security

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 08-JUN-2010

Insert Date: 17-FEB-2011

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The first comprehensive security resource for Mac and iPhone developers The Mac platform is legendary for security, but consequently, Apple developers have little appropriate security information available to help them assure that their applications are equally secure. This Wrox guide provides the first comprehensive go-to resource for Apple developers on the available frameworks and features that support secure application development. While Macs are noted for security, developers still need to design applications for the Mac and the iPhone with security in mind; this guide offers...

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Programming in Objective-C

Programming in Objective-C

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 08-DEC-2003

Insert Date: 20-DEC-2003

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A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 0321566157 ISBN-13: 9780321566157 Programming in Objective-C is a concise, carefully written tutorial on the basics of Objective-C and object-oriented programming. The book makes no assumption about prior experience with object-oriented programming languages or with the C language (upon which Objective-C is based). And because of this, both novice and experienced programmers alike can use this book to quickly and effectively learn the fundamentals of Objective-C. Readers can also learn the concepts of object-oriented programming without...

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AppleScript® Programming for the Absolute Beginner

AppleScript® Programming for the Absolute Beginner

By: Jerry Lee Ford Jr.

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2007

Insert Date: 07-JAN-2009

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AppleScript is a high-level scripting language that comes free on the Mac platform. This handy scripting language adds functionality to the Mac operating system by automating tasks and adding functions to your Mac. If you are new to programming with AppleScript and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science professors, books in the for the absolute beginner series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation. AppleScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner provides you with the programming skills that you need and shows...

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Cocoa® Programming for Mac OS® X For Dummies®

Cocoa® Programming for Mac OS® X For Dummies®

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2009

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Cocoa programming is not only the favored development environment for Mac OS X, it’s also a primary tool for creating iPhone and iPod Touch software. That makes this a great time to learn Cocoa, and Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X For Dummies is the ideal place to start! This book gives you a solid foundation in Cocoa and the unusual syntax of Objective-C. You’ll learn what’s new in Cocoa frameworks and create an application step by step. For example, you can: See how Xcode underlies your applications as the main component of Apple’s IDE Examine the basics of the Objective-C...

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Foundation ActionScript 3.0 Animation: Making Things Move!

Foundation ActionScript 3.0 Animation: Making Things Move!

By: Keith Peters

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 01-APR-2007

Insert Date: 16-OCT-2008

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Flash has long been one of the most approachable, user-friendly tools for creating web-based animations, games, and applications. This has contributed to making it one of the most widely used programs for creating interactive web content. With each new version of Flash, ActionScript, its built-in scripting language, has become more powerful and a little more complex, too. ActionScript, now at version 3.0, has significantly matured as a programming language, bringing power and speed only previously dreamed about to Flash-based animation, going far beyond traditionally used keyframes and...

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Mac OS X in a Nutshell

Mac OS X in a Nutshell

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 27-JAN-2003

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Mac OS X is a stunning technical achievement--a virtually crash-proof Unix core paired with the sleek Aqua interface, bringing style, usability, and stability to a new level. It has almost everything that Macintosh fans have been waiting for: protected memory, crash resistance, and the ability to run the 18,000 existing Mac programs and an unlimited supply of Unix and Open Source software. An instant success among longtime Apple users and developers, the new Mac operating system is becoming the system of choice among serious Unix users as well. There is plenty of territory to explore in Mac...

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iPhone and iPad in Action: Introduction to SDK Development

iPhone and iPad in Action: Introduction to SDK Development

By: Brandon Trebitowski; Christopher Allen; Shannon Appelcline

Publisher: Manning Publications

Publication Date: 13-AUG-2010

Insert Date: 30-SEP-2010

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iPhone and iPad In Action, compiled by mobile software developer and blogger Brandon Trebitowski, simplifies existing iPhone topics while also updating them to account for the 3.4 SDK framework including iPad coverage. Beyond covering the basics of iPhone development, this edition also explores exciting topics such as the accelerometer, peer-to-peer gaming, mapkit, push notifications, and in-app purchasing. The reader is provided with step-by-step instructions on how to integrate the APIs into new or existing applications. After completing this book, the reader will have all of...

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AppleScript Studio® Programming for the Absolute Beginner

AppleScript Studio® Programming for the Absolute Beginner

By: Jerry Lee Ford Jr.

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 27-OCT-2006

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This book focuses on teaching the reader how to program using AppleScript, the language that controls and automates applications on Mac OS X. Unlike other books on AppleScript, AppleScript Studio Programming for the Absolute Beginner focuses on AppleScript's role in supporting the development of AppleScript Studio applications. AppleScript Studio comes free with Mac OS X and provides the framework and integrated development environment for creating applications that include fully functional graphical user interfaces. Throughout the book, users will learn the key functionality of both the...

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Mac OS X Hacks

Mac OS X Hacks

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2003

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Mac OS X is a marvelous confluence of the user-friendly and highly customizable Macintosh of yesteryear and the power and flexibility of Unix under the hood. Those coming to Mac OS X from previous incarnations of the operating system recognize much of the friendly face of the Macintosh but they are also plunged into a whole new world. Unix converts to Mac OS X find a familiar FreeBSD-like operating system at the core and many of the command-line applications that they're familiar with. This presents a unique opportunity for combining traditional Unix hacking and Mac OS know-how. Mac OS X...

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Inside .Mac

Inside .Mac

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 17-MAY-2004

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Apple's .Mac service (pronounced dot Mac) offers everything Mac OS X users have come to expect: an attractive, intuitive interface and a wealth of features with all the underlying power you'll ever need. .Mac includes web mail, an online contact management system, storage space, a fully customizable web site of your own, and much more. On your first tour of this suite of subscriber-based services, you'll be delighted by how easy and convenient .Mac is to use. But you'll soon discover that there's a lot more to .Mac than meets the eye! Inside .Mac will help you get the most out of Apple's new...

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Mac OS X Pocket Guide, Second Edition

Mac OS X Pocket Guide, Second Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 21-NOV-2002

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Known as Jaguar, Mac OS X 10.2 is a stunning technical achievement that has seduced Unix, Windows, and Mac OS 9 users. Adopting Jaguar is easy; mastering this new OS can take a bit more. And no matter how good your reference books are, you can't always stop to thumb through hundreds of pages to find the piece of information you need. Concise, easy to use, and thoroughly updated to cover Mac OS X 10.2, this new edition of the Mac OS X Pocket Guide introduces you to the fundamental concepts of Mac OS X. It also features a handy "Mac OS X Survival Guide," that shows Mac users what's changed...

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COCOA PROGRAMMING FOR MAC OS X SECOND EDITION

COCOA PROGRAMMING FOR MAC OS X SECOND EDITION

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 30-APR-2004

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A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 0321503619 ISBN-13: 9780321503619 The highly acclaimed introduction to Cocoa–recommended most by experienced Mac OS X developers now updated and expanded. Here's what critics said about the first edition: "Reading this book is the absolute best way to learn how to harness the power of this amazing technology." –Andrew Stone, President, Stone Design, www.stone.com "Make sure this is the first one you pick up. It's the best book for a beginning Cocoa programmer." –From the review on HyperJeff.net& "I love this book. The descriptions...

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Mac OS X Panther in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition

Mac OS X Panther in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 22-JUN-2004

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An instant success among newcomers, longtime Apple® fans and serious Unix® users alike, the Mac OS® X operating system combines stability, simplicity and elegance, and a stunning user interface. What more could Mac users want or need? The answer, of course, is Mac OS X Panther--a sleek and powerful overhaul of Mac OS X that promises to revitalize your Mac with improved views of the system, significant improvements to favorite applications, and numerous added conveniences. As with its predecessor, Jaguar, Mac OS X Panther offers plenty of new territory to explore. To show the way, O'Reilly's...