I’m heartbroken that AppleScript is going, and grieving at the departure of Sal Soghoian, but I’m looking forward to getting to grips with the scripting tools of the future.
Explaining how the script in SparkleCheck works, and why I did it that way – which is not what the documentation might suggest.
Why is Automator so poor at a simple task like removing duplicate tracks from iTunes?
Folder actions can do many useful things. Here I develop one to decompress Zip archives.
Developing a droplet to scale and crop images, complete with source code in AppleScript.
Save yourself the tedium, using Finder, NameChanger, Automator, Better Rename, or Perl.
Does iTunes have a preference setting to play just one track and stop?
Old, often neglected, and only available on Macs, AppleScript should have been overwhelmed by numerous other scripting languages – if it were not for its unique abilities.