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AppleScript® Programming for the Absolute Beginner by Jerry Lee Ford

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Project Preview: The AppleScript Typing Test Game

In this chapter’s game project, the AppleScript Typing Test, you will develop an electronic typing test that challenges the player to type increasingly complex sentences without making any typos in less than 20 seconds per sentence. At the end of the test the player’s performance is graded and the player is informed of her passing or failing score. The game begins by displaying a startup screen that tells the player the rules of the game, as demonstrated in Figure 4.1.

Figure 4.1. The startup screen for the AppleScript Typing Test game.

The player can click on the Quit button to terminate the ...

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