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AppleScript: The Definitive Guide

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If you want to know all about AppleScript--the how, where, and why of using it--dig into AppleScript: The Definitive Guide. It doesn't make the mistake that other books do: it isn't about scripting this or that particular application, and it doesn't assume that learning AppleScript is easy or obvious. Instead, the book teaches and documents the language in a clear and rigo ...more
Paperback, 480 pages
Published December 1st 2003 by O'Reilly Media (first published January 2001)
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Laura
Excellent book, but even better with Amazon or O'Reilly "search": Matt Neuburg's AppleScript book is an excellent overview of AppleScript. Alas, it is limited, as all such books are, by AppleScript's peculiar nature.

The problem is that AppleScript is primarily useful when it interacts with scriptable Applications; this means that many important commands one may think of as belonging to AppleScript belong to Applications instead [2]. If you working to extend an existing script, and decide to res
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K. M.
Basically the only serious option around for AppleScript. Unfortunate there isn't a similar book for AppleScript Studio.
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