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Introduction - TOC
« on: May 02, 2007, 03:59:04 PM »
Hi all,

I've been mentionning this in a couple of threads and here it is: my own AppleScript Classroom
While everyone is getting a confortable seat, I will add the following:
  • This Reply-Only board is meant to allow you to post questions about the related topic. For any other script related questions, please refer to the Scripting general board or the appropriate application board.
  • I have made this thread a "Sticky Topic" in order to allow you to easily access the desired lesson via the TOC below.
  • At this time, I cannot commit to a definitive timeline for the delivery of each lesson. I will do my very best to post them in a timely fashion.

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     Table of contents
     Chapter Lesson / Topic
     1. AppleScript overview    1.1 What do you need?
         1.2 Environment
          
     2. AppleScript Basics    2.1 Objects
         2.2 Commands
         2.3 Variables and Properties
         2.4 Data Types
         2.5 Constants
         2.6 Comparing Data
         2.7 Conditionnal Statements
         2.8 Repeat Loops
          
     3. Putting it all together    T.B.A.
          
     4. Debugging    T.B.A.
          
     5. Scripting Additions    T.B.A.
          
     6. Application Scripting    T.B.A.
          
     7. Advanced Techniques    T.B.A.
          
     8. Cases Studies    T.B.A.
          

References

There are many references on Applescript out there, here are a few of them:

Websites:
  • http://applescript.apple.com - Hard to pass this one up, this is the birthplace of AppleScript where you will find inofrmation and simple code examples.
  • http://www.macscripter.net/ - Probably the most extensive source of everyhing AppleScript. In there you will find code samples, how-to articles, a Scripting additions repository, etc.

Documentations:

Books:

Utilities:
  • Script Debugger - Professional script editing/debugging application
  • FaceSpan - Rapid Application Development tool for adding GUI (Graphical User Interface) to your script applications
  • Smile - AppleScript automation engine
  • UI Element Inspector [Info/Tool] - GUI scripting tool
  • Tex-Edit Plus -  Scriptable text application
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Re: Introduction - TOC
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2007, 05:43:49 AM »
Looking forward to lesson number 1! Thanks for all your time and hard work, Michel.
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Re: Introduction - TOC
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2007, 04:17:57 PM »
To be honest: I've never been really into scripting before (other than the 'prefab' in PitStop), and mathematics is not my strongest point. I'm going to follow and learn from this to see if me is capable to keep up and actually do something with it. It's a point of interest for me. TIA Michel!

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Re: Introduction - TOC
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2007, 10:56:59 AM »
I added the block about the references.

Feel free to submit yours if you have any.
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