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AppleScript® Programming for the Absolute Beginner by Jerry Lee Ford

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Chapter 2. Getting Comfortable with the AppleScript Script Editor

In order to develop AppleScripts you need a script editor. One particularly good script editor, aptly named Script Editor, is a standard Mac OS X application. In this chapter you will learn more about how to work with this exceptional tool. This will include learning how to work with its major features as well as some less obvious but very useful features like the Script Assistant, which assists programmers in completing code statements. In addition, you will learn a little about competing script editors and their advantages and disadvantages. On top of all this, you will learn how to create your next AppleScript game, the AppleScript Story Teller game.

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