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New MacTech Article Announced: Getting Started with Automator
August 2009 Issue of MacTech Includes Article by Ben Waldie, President of Automated Workflows, LLC

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania - September 5th, 2009 - The August 2009 issue of MacTech Magazine features an article that provides tips and tricks for getting started with Automator in Mac OS X Leopard. This article was written by Ben Waldie, author of "Automator for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: Visual QuickStart Guide" and president of Automated Workflows, LLC.
Automator, developed by Apple Inc., is designed for all levels of users, from novice to expert. Automator makes performing time consuming and repetitive tasks in Mac OS X a snap! The basic unit for automation in Automator is called an action, and each action is responsible for performing a single specific task. Using Automator's interface, users can link actions together in infinite ways to form a complete workflow that matches their unique needs. Hundreds of actions are included with Automator for performing tasks in Apple applications and the operating system itself. This list can be expanded with actions made available by developers.
Ben Waldie is president of Automated Workflows, LLC, a company offering AppleScript, Automator, and workflow consulting services to Mac-based businesses. For years, Ben has developed professional automated solutions for companies such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Adobe Systems, Apple Inc., CNN, Microsoft, NASA, PC World, and Time Magazine. Ben is the author of "Automator for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Visual QuickStart Guide" (Peachpit Press) and "AppleScripting the Finder", has written AppleScript and Automator content for Apple.com, Macworld, MacTech, MacScripter.net, and X-Ray Magazine, and is the host of the "Mac Automation Made Simple" video podcast (Peachpit Press). Ben is also the author of an AppleScript training CD for the Virtual Training Company, is a frequent presenter at Macworld Expo and other events, and is president of The Philadelphia Area AppleScript Users Group.
For additional information, visit the Tips section of the Automated Workflows, LLC website.

Press Contact:

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

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