AppleScript

The Definitive Guide

Author: Matt Neuburg

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: COMPUTERS

Page: 565

View: 972

Mac users everywhere--even those who know nothing about programming--are discovering the value of the latest version of AppleScript, Apple's vastly improved scripting language for Mac OS X Tiger. And with this new edition of the top-selling AppleScript: The Definitive Guide, anyone, regardless of your level of experience, can learn to use AppleScript to make your Mac time more efficient and more enjoyable by automating repetitive tasks, customizing applications, and even controlling complex workflows. Fully revised and updated--and with more and better examples than ever--AppleScript: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition explores AppleScript 1.10 from the ground up. You will learn how AppleScript works and how to use it in a variety of contexts: in everyday scripts to process automation, in CGI scripts for developing applications in Cocoa, or in combination with other scripting languages like Perl and Ruby. AppleScript has shipped with every Mac since System 7 in 1991, and its ease of use and English-friendly dialect are highly appealing to most Mac fans. Novices, developers, and everyone in between who wants to know how, where, and why to use AppleScript will find AppleScript: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition to be the most complete source on the subject available. It's as perfect for beginners who want to write their first script as it is for experienced users who need a definitive reference close at hand. AppleScript: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition begins with a relevant and useful AppleScript overview and then gets quickly to the language itself; when you have a good handle on that, you get to see AppleScript in action, and learn how to put it into action for you. An entirely new chapter shows developers how to make your Mac applications scriptable, and how to give them that Mac OS X look and feel with AppleScript Studio. Thorough appendixes deliver additional tools and resources you won't find anywhere else. Reviewed and approved by Apple, this indispensable guide carries the ADC (Apple Developer Connection) logo.

AppleScript: The Definitive Guide

Scripting and Automating Your Mac

Author: Matt Neuburg

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 592

View: 605

Mac users everywhere--even those who know nothing about programming--are discovering the value of the latest version of AppleScript, Apple's vastly improved scripting language for Mac OS X Tiger. And with this new edition of the top-selling AppleScript: The Definitive Guide, anyone, regardless of your level of experience, can learn to use AppleScript to make your Mac time more efficient and more enjoyable by automating repetitive tasks, customizing applications, and even controlling complex workflows. Fully revised and updated--and with more and better examples than ever--AppleScript: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition explores AppleScript 1.10 from the ground up. You will learn how AppleScript works and how to use it in a variety of contexts: in everyday scripts to process automation, in CGI scripts for developing applications in Cocoa, or in combination with other scripting languages like Perl and Ruby. AppleScript has shipped with every Mac since System 7 in 1991, and its ease of use and English-friendly dialect are highly appealing to most Mac fans. Novices, developers, and everyone in between who wants to know how, where, and why to use AppleScript will find AppleScript: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition to be the most complete source on the subject available. It's as perfect for beginners who want to write their first script as it is for experienced users who need a definitive reference close at hand. AppleScript: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition begins with a relevant and useful AppleScript overview and then gets quickly to the language itself; when you have a good handle on that, you get to see AppleScript in action, and learn how to put it into action for you. An entirely new chapter shows developers how to make your Mac applications scriptable, and how to give them that Mac OS X look and feel with AppleScript Studio. Thorough appendixes deliver additional tools and resources you won't find anywhere else. Reviewed and approved by Apple, this indispensable guide carries the ADC (Apple Developer Connection) logo.

REALBasic: TDG

The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition

Author: Matt Neuburg

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 752

View: 335

REALbasic is a programming language in the best Macintosh tradition: visual, intuitive, and easy to learn. It allows you to create interfaces in minutes and entire, compiled applications without having to learn a complicated language; the strong object orientation makes it very easy even for beginners to develop, maintain, and alter projects. Best of all, an REALbasic 3, a single button click generates your project as a Mac OS 8/9 application, a Mac OS X native ("Carbon") application, or a Windows executable. No other application framework lets you compile for users on so many platforms so quickly and easily.REALbasic: The Definitive Guide not only gives you a firm grasp of the program's essential concepts, but also tells you things you won't learn from the official documentation alone. If you've never programmed before, the book offers both a primer in REALbasic and an intuitive approach to the concepts of programming itself, as you quickly reach the ability to program every aspect of REALbasic. You start out drawing the interface much as you would do in a drawing program: by selecting buttons, menus, dialog boxes, and the like from a tools menu. Then you use the code editor to fill in the code that tells these pieces what to do.The widely hailed first edition of REALbasic: The Definitive Guide has been completely rewritten to encompass reader suggestions and the many improvements of REALbasic 3--like its ability to compile and run under OS X.The book is divided into three sections: Fundamentals: a detailed summary of the language that quickly shows you how to think about programming and accomplish your goals in less time User Interface: how to create a complete application using the rich classes and pre-defined tools that make life so much easier for the REALbasic programmer. Reaching Out: Internet communications, databases, multimedia, game programming and more!

AppleScript: The Missing Manual

The Missing Manual

Author: Adam Goldstein

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 803

From newspapers to NASA, Mac users around the world use AppleScript to automate their daily computing routines. Famed for its similarity to English and its ease of integration with other programs, AppleScript is the perfect programming language for time-squeezed Mac fans. As beginners quickly realize, however, AppleScript has one major shortcoming: it comes without a manual.No more. You don't need a degree in computer science, a fancy system administrator title, or even a pocket protector and pair of nerdy glasses to learn the Mac's most popular scripting language; you just need the proper guide at your side. AppleScript: The Missing Manual is that guide.Brilliantly compiled by author Adam Goldstein, AppleScript: The Missing Manual is brimming with useful examples. You'll learn how to clean up your Desktop with a single click, for example, and how to automatically optimize pictures for a website. Along the way, you ll learn the overall grammar of AppleScript, so you can write your own customized scripts when you feel the need.Naturally, AppleScript: The Missing Manual isn't merely for the uninitiated scripter. While its hands-on approach certainly keeps novices from feeling intimidated, this comprehensive guide is also suited for system administrators, web and graphics professionals, musicians, scientists, mathematicians, engineers, and others who need to learn the ins and outs of AppleScript for their daily work.Thanks to AppleScript: The Missing Manual, the path from consumer to seasoned script has never been clearer. Now you, too, can automate your Macintosh in no time.

Python and XML

Author: Christopher A. Jones

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 360

View: 656

Python attracts a wide variety of developers, many of whom use it to connect critical programming tasks. Python can serve as the glue between operations, as well as a powerful and complete cross-platform application development language. Python is also abject-oriented and has powerful text manipulation capabilities, which make it particularly attractive to XML developers. It is ideally suited as a language for the manipulation of XML. Python and XML provides a solid foundation for developers using XML with Python. Loaded with practical examples, this book highlights common application tasks so that you can learn by doing. It starts with a basic introduction to XML, and quickly progresses to more advanced topics, such as transforming XML with XSLT, querying XML with XPath, and working with XML-based languages and validation. It also explores such subjects as Python and SOAP, Python and distributed web services, and using Python and XML to integrate distributed systems. While covering the many tools involved in XML processing with Python, the book discusses effective practical applications and often highlights cross-platform issues, along with tasks relevant to enterprise computing. There is ample coverage of XML flow analysis and details on ways to successfully transport XML through a network. If you are using Python as an application language or as an administrative or middleware scripting language, you are sure to benefit from this book. And if you are a Python programmer and want to incorporate XML into your skill set, this is the book for you. It covers cutting edge topics such as XSLT, XPath, DOM/SAX, and validation.

CGI Programming with Perl

Creating Dynamic Web Pages

Author: Scott Guelich

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 472

View: 415

Programming on the Web today can involve any of several technologies, but the Common Gateway Interface (CGI) has held its ground as the most mature method--and one of the most powerful ones--of providing dynamic web content. CGI is a generic interface for calling external programs to crunch numbers, query databases, generate customized graphics, or perform any other server-side task. There was a time when CGI was the only game in town for server-side programming; today, although we have ASP, PHP, Java servlets, and ColdFusion (among others), CGI continues to be the most ubiquitous server-side technology on the Web.CGI programs can be written in any programming language, but Perl is by far the most popular language for CGI. Initially developed over a decade ago for text processing, Perl has evolved into a powerful object-oriented language, while retaining its simplicity of use. CGI programmers appreciate Perl's text manipulation features and its CGI.pm module, which gives a well-integrated object-oriented interface to practically all CGI-related tasks. While other languages might be more elegant or more efficient, Perl is still considered the primary language for CGI.CGI Programming with Perl, Second Edition, offers a comprehensive explanation of using CGI to serve dynamic web content. Based on the best-selling CGI Programming on the World Wide Web, this edition has been completely rewritten to demonstrate current techniques available with the CGI.pm module and the latest versions of Perl. The book starts at the beginning, by explaining how CGI works, and then moves swiftly into the subtle details of developing CGI programs.Topics include: Incorporating JavaScript for form validation Controlling browser caching Making CGI scripts secure in Perl Working with databases Creating simple search engines Maintaining state between multiple sessions Generating graphics dynamically Improving performance of your CGI scripts

Designing with Javascript

Creating Dynamic Web Pages

Author: Nick Heinle

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 216

View: 743

A guide for beginners offers an overview of JavaScript basics and explains how to create Web pages, identify browsers, and integrate sound, graphics, and animation into Web applications

Mac OS X Tiger in a nutshell

Author: Andy Lester

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 498

View: 893

Complete overview of Mac OS Jaguar (Mac OS X 10.2) including basic system and network administration features, hundreds of tips and tricks, with an overview of Mac OS X's Unix text editors and CVS.

XML in a Nutshell

A Desktop Quick Reference

Author: Elliotte Rusty Harold

Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 212

A reference to the fundamental rules of XML details tags, grammar, placement, element names, attributes, and syntax.

Building Wireless Community Networks

Author: Rob Flickenger

Publisher: O'Reilly Media

ISBN:

Category: Drahtloses lokales Netz

Page: 125

View: 805

This nuts-and-bolts guide to building the infrastructure needed for community wireless networks displays real-world examples and describes the experiences of others using 802.11b. Includes sample configuration files and working examples.