|Stable release||2.4.2 / February 1, 2012|
|OS||System 7, Mac OS 8, Mac OS 9, Mac OS X|
|License||Apple EULA (parts available under APSL)|
|Filename extensions||.scpt, .AppleScript|
AppleScript is a way for people to write commands and actions on their Apple Macintosh platform. It is a simple language, like English, and is made by Apple Inc. since the year 1993. The AppleScript program came from the HyperCard program.
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An example of the different ways to write a Hello World program in AppleScript:
display dialog "Hello World!" -- a modal window with "Ok" and "Cancel" buttons -- or display alert "Hello World!" -- a modal window with a single "Ok" button -- or say "Hello World!" -- an audio message using a synthesized computer voice
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Official[change | change source]
- AppleScript – Official page at Apple.com
- AppleScript Archived 2010-12-11 at the Wayback Machine at Apple Developer Connection
- GUI Scripting Gives AppleScript scripts the ability to control otherwise non-scriptable applications. AppleScript scripts can select menu items, click buttons, enter text into text fields, and generally control the interfaces of most Mac OS X 10.x applications.