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AppleScript® Programming for the Absolute Beginner by Jerry Lee Ford

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Chapter 3. Working With Values, Variables, and Classes

So far, the focus of this book has been on providing you with background information about AppleScript and getting you comfortable with the basic mechanics involved in creating and executing AppleScripts. This included an in-depth review of the Script Editor. Now it is time to start digging into the AppleScript programming language. This is the first of four chapters dedicated to this task. In this chapter, you will learn how to work with different types or classes of values and how to store and retrieve values using variables. You will also learn the basics of statement and code block syntax. On top of all this, the chapter will guide you through the development of your next computer game, ...

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