In Part 1 of this series I walked through the steps to install rb-appscript, a scripting bridge that provides an alternative to AppleScript for controlling scriptable applications on a Mac.
My intention in exploring an alternative was to find an option for scripting beyond AppleScript itself and to rewrite an AppleScript program that I was currently using. The original AppleScript code was written to turn down the volume upon shutdown, to enable a silent bootup process. You can read the who, what and why in the original post.
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