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Learn AppleScript: The Comprehensive Guide to Scripting and Automation on Mac OS X, Third Edition by Hanaan Rosenthal, Hamish Sanderson

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Chapter 28. Using Smile: The AppleScript Integrated Production Environment

Smile is an integrated development environment (IDE) for writing and executing scripts—and much more. Satimage, located in Paris, is the creator of Smile. You can download Smile from the Satimage web site at http://www.satimage.fr/software.

Introducing Smile

In the following sections, I'll introduce you to Smile and its main features.

Introducing Smile's Integrated Engine Architecture

Although the interface of Smile looks simple—the menus are not especially long, and the dialog boxes do not have loads of buttons and pop-up lists—Smile can perform many tasks for you. How does that work? Well, most of Smile's features, including some of the more powerful ones, do not have an ...

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