updated 10:00 am EST, Wed January 25, 2006
New AppleScript guide
O'Reilly's latest release AppleScript: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition by Matt Neuburg is now available. The new edition-- completely revised and updated to cover Mac OS X Tiger and AppleScript 1.10--explains everything from what AppleScript is, to why it exists, where it lives, how it works, and how to make it perform better, smoother, and faster. The new book provides examples of when, why, and how to use AppleScript, warnings of pitfalls, common mistakes, and AppleScript shortcomings, guidance on interpreting an application's dictionary, instructions for combining AppleScript with Unix scripting, a new tutorial on making Cocoa applications scriptable, and more. AppleScript: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition costs $40 and is available from O'Reilly.