Posts Tagged “AppleScript”

Toggle Finder Hidden File Status

by john on May 1, 2008

AppleScript code to toggle whether or not Finder on Mac OS X shows hidden files.

NetBeans, Java, AppleScript and iTunes – Part 2

by john on April 29, 2008

Learn how to interact with iTunes using AppleScript and Java.

NetBeans, Java, AppleScript and iTunes – Part 1

by john on April 24, 2008

Part 1 of a series of screencasts working with NetBeans, Java and AppleScript to interact with iTunes on Mac OS X

Finder and glob

by john on April 14, 2008

Using Unix path pattern expansion (glob) with Finder.

NetBeans 6.1, Ruby and AppleScript

by john on April 2, 2008

Screencast to demonstrate using NetBeans, Ruby and rb-appscript together to control scriptable applications on Mac OS X.

Ruby, an AppleScript Alternative – Part 4

by john on March 14, 2008

The fourth in a series of posts on how to use Ruby (rb-appscript) as a replacement for AppleScript.

Ruby, an AppleScript Alternative – Part 3

by john on March 13, 2008

This post is 3rd in a series about using Ruby and rb-appscript as an alternative to AppleScript.

Ruby, an AppleScript Alternative – Part 2

by john on March 13, 2008

This is Part 2 in a series on Ruby as an alternative to AppleScript. Introduced are dictionaries and Scripting Additions.

Ruby, an AppleScript Alternative – Part 1

by john on March 12, 2008

An introduction and installation guide for rb-appscript to enable Ruby developers to query and control scriptable applications on a Mac, providing an alternative to AppleScript.

AppleScript 2.0 Language Guide

by john on March 11, 2008

It’s been a long wait, however, as of today you can now get your hands on the latest update to the AppleScript Language Guide. The copy that I’ve been using for the past 6 months is dated 1999. Yikes!

Lower Volume & Shutdown

by john on March 4, 2008

Applescript example to lower volume before system shutdown and increase volume at startup.