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Learn AppleScript: The Comprehensive Guide to Scripting and Automation on Mac OS X, Third Edition by Hanaan Rosenthal, Hamish Sanderson

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Chapter 30. Creating Cocoa Applications with AppleScriptObjC

With the release of Snow Leopard, Apple has introduced an exciting new framework called AppleScriptObjC. This framework allows full access to the Cocoa frameworks through AppleScript, allowing you to write Cocoa-based applications using AppleScript instead of Mac OS X's lower-level Objective-C language. Whether you are a seasoned Objective-C developer or an AppleScript user just starting out in GUI programming, the power and flexibility of AppleScriptObjC has something for you.

Because of its flexibility, AppleScriptObjC offers many ways to accomplish a given task. You can use AppleScript by itself, use AppleScript and AppleScriptObjC together, or use a combination of AppleScript, AppleScriptObjC, ...

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