Lesson 30. Advanced Topics

Object-Oriented Scripting

FaceSpan and AppleScript Studio

Automator

What’s Next?

This book doesn’t cover everything there is to know about AppleScript. You’ve learned a lot—enough, we hope, to enable you to do just about anything you might like in the way of automating repetitive tasks that are best left to the computer. But you have a lot to look forward to, should you decide to continue the journey.

In this chapter, we give you just a peek at some of the more advanced tools that are available to AppleScripters.

First, there are advanced features in AppleScript itself that we haven’t covered. The most interesting of them is AppleScript’s support for a technology that computer scientists call object-oriented programming ...

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