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AppleScript® Programming for the Absolute Beginner by Jerry Lee Ford

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Chapter 5. Using Strings, Lists, and Records

In prior chapters you learned different techniques for working with strings, including how to concatenate them together and how to use the continuation character to spread them over two or more lines. You were also introduced to the concept of using lists as a means for managing related collections of data. Now it is time to extend your knowledge of how to work with and manipulate strings and lists. In addition, this chapter will introduce you to records and explain how to use them to store and retrieve unordered collections of data using key-value pairs. You will also learn how to combine lists and records to create your own mini-database. On top of all this, you will learn how to create your next ...

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