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AppleScript® Programming for the Absolute Beginner by Jerry Lee Ford

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Introduction

Welcome to AppleScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner. AppleScript is an English-like scripting language that runs on Mac computers. AppleScript offers programmers the ability to interact with and control different parts of the operating system and to control the execution of desktop applications.

AppleScript is an immensely popular scripting language that runs on Mac computers. It comes already installed and is used extensively by the operating system any many of its applications. It is a perfect programming language for first-time Mac programmers and hobbyists. It can be used to increase personal efficiency through the development of workflows that perform predefined tasks that are repetitive or time-consuming. For example, ...

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