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AppleScript 101: Review and Moving On

It’s time to review everything you’ve learned so far in our AppleScript 101 series and prepare for the next step – a big, useful script that we’ll be putting together over the next few posts!

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AppleScript 101: More User Input and a Simulated Conversation

Do you want to continue learning AppleScript? Take a look at this post and I’ll teach you how to use all sorts of AppleScript functions to make interesting and useful scripts! This post focuses on user input and interacting with the computer.

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AppleScript 101: If-Then Blocks and Try Blocks

In the first two posts of this series, you learned the basics of AppleScript. This post will now build on those even more by teaching you about if-then blocks, try blocks, and all the fun stuff you can do with them! Here’s what you should remember. From the first post, remember how to: And from [...]

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AppleScript 101: Variables and Other Basic Techinques

In the second installment of our AppleScript tutorials, we explore the usage of variables and other basic AppleScript techniques. This lesson builds upon the Getting Started with AppleScript guide, so you’ll want to check out that article first.

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Getting Started with AppleScript

AppleScript is a scripting language included with all new Apple computers. If your Mac is running OS 9 or later (which it hopefully is) you’ll already have AppleScript installed. Using AppleScript, you can create a script that automates many tasks on your mac, and create simple “applets”. This guide will go into some of the basics of writing AppleScript and some potential uses for it.

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