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AppleScript® Programming for the Absolute Beginner by Jerry Lee Ford

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Introducing AppleScript

AppleScript is a programming language developed and supplied by Apple as a default component in Mac OS X. If you have been a Mac user for any time at all, AppleScript is going to be the easiest programming language for you to get started learning how to program. AppleScript has an English-like syntax that makes it easier to learn and understand than most other programming languages. Its English-like syntax also makes it more intuitive, especially for first-time programmers. AppleScript does not impose as strict a level of syntactic language requirements as do most other programming languages. For example, AppleScript does not force programmers to append a semicolon to the end of every programming statement nor does it ...

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