Archives for February 2005

X-Ray Magazine Scripting Quark Article > Introducing AppleScript

Vol. 3, Num. 1 - Introducing AppleScript.

Welcome to the first article of a regular column designed to help you to streamline your Quark-based workflow using Apple® Computer’s AppleScript technology. This first article will provide an introduction to AppleScript, and will discuss how it can interface with QuarkXPress, allowing you to become more efficient. Future articles will explain specific aspects of scripting QuarkXPress, as well as other popular applications, showing how this amazing technology can be used to make your life easier. [Read more at X-Ray Magazine online...]

MacTech AppleScript Essentials Column > An Introduction to Handlers

February, 2005 - An Introduction to Handlers.

In a previous article, you may remember that we discussed methods of writing AppleScripts to watch folders for incoming items to process. In each of the methods we discussed, we made use of handlers. This month, we are going to explore handlers in more depth. Since handlers are a fairly complex subject, the full scope of handlers will not be covered in this month's article. Rather, we will cover the basics of handlers. In future articles, we will discuss handlers in more detail. [Read more at]

Press Release > Applescript Ebook Launched

AppleScripting the Finder eBook Now Available From SpiderWorks, LLC

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania - February 1st, 2005 - Automated Workflows, LLC is pleased to announce the "AppleScripting the Finder" eBook. This eBook was written by Benjamin S. Waldie, president of Automated Workflows, LLC, and is available today from SpiderWorks, LLC.
The Finder is the heart of the Mac OS. When driven by AppleScripts, the Finder can be a powerful desktop automation tool, replacing tedious tasks with a single mouse click or keystroke. Automate your Mac with Ben Waldie's expert, time-saving AppleScript techniques that will streamline your daily workflow. This eBook is available in PDF format from the SpiderWorks, LLC website for only $9.95 (USD).
How-to books on new technologies often take months to appear on retail shelves, but SpiderWorks is able to bypass those traditional print production hurdles by embracing the eBook format as its primary publishing platform, satisfying the immediate needs of today's digital lifestyles in a timely, cost-effective manner. SpiderWorks eBooks are specifically designed for on-screen reading, setting SpiderWorks apart from other eBook publishers.
For more information about "AppleScripting the Finder", please visit the Automated Workflows, LLC website. For more information about SpiderWorks, visit the SpiderWorks, LLC website.

Press Contact:

Ben Waldie
Automated Workflows, LLC
116 Cold Stream Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460

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