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Apple Pro Training Series: AppleScript 1-2-3 by Bill Cheeseman, Sal Soghoian

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Lesson 23. Database Events

The Object Model

Usage

The Presidents Database

What’s Next?

Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) introduced a simple database application for use with AppleScript known as Database Events. Database Events is a scriptable background application located in the CoreServices folder of the System Library folder at System > Library > CoreServices, along with the Finder and the System Events and Image Events scriptable background applications discussed in previous chapters.

Using the Database Events application’s terminology, your scripts can create and access databases containing information saved as records, with fields that you define. Until now, scripters have often stored persistent information in small documents using the File Read/Write ...

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