IN THIS APPENDIX
Tools and downloads
Because you can't possibly learn everything about a subject from just one book (even a book as marvelous as this one!), I decided to put together a few appendixes that offer links and brief reviews of other Automator resources.
In this appendix, you'll find links to tutorials; online communities; tools and downloads; and training. Keep learning, keep searching; it's a big world out there. Also, I've bookmarked many of these resources on my Delicious account. Just go to
There are a number of excellent Web-based tutorials out there (both free and for a fee) that cover Automator. Here are just a few of them.
These tutorials are available at:
If you don't want to type all that, here's a BudURL for it:
The tutorials here are all video-based. The first dozen or so tutorials are free (comprising over 30 minutes of instruction), and the rest of them (over 30) are available for around $100. From what I can tell perusing the free resources, Jesse Feller has created a very nice product. He teaches in a step-by-step way, providing you with a lot of hands-on instruction. The audio and video quality is very good for this format, and you can choose from either QuickTime or Flash media types.
The last time I checked, these tutorials ...