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Mar 11, 2007, 02:12 PM
I've given in and realize how strict automator is and i was wondering are there any goood sites out there that can help you learn applescript for free?

any help is welcome


does applescript count as a programing language anyway

Mar 11, 2007, 02:58 PM
Come on someone out there knows a good site

Mar 11, 2007, 03:29 PM
I prefer to learn from books, and for that I recommend AppleScript: The Missing Manual. It'll be free if you get it from the library.

Mar 11, 2007, 03:32 PM
I have that book, it's great and I highly recommend it!

Mar 11, 2007, 09:45 PM
So i checked out my library and they dont have it and cant get it for 8 months!!! i also checked barnes and nobel and they dont have it and i will have to special order it.
i need to learn quite a bit of applescript by friday for a class project
i really need an online resource for applescript please help

Mar 11, 2007, 10:26 PM
I would count AS as a programming language however you will find its limits, most of my programs were coded in AS such as the popular MultiAlarm which now has reached the limits of AS and will need a recode.

Anywho applescript.net was a nice resource and helped with most things but i would just say experiment and look at other projects for help

Mar 11, 2007, 10:32 PM

try this one..pretty basic tutorial