Mac Automation Made Simple with Ben WaldieAuthor: Peachpit TV
11 Dec 2018

Mac Automation Made Simple with Ben Waldie

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In this podcast series, "Automator for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: Visual QuickStart Guide" author Ben Waldie shows you how to simplify your life and have fun doing it with tips and tricks for using AppleScript and Automator in Mac OS X.

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    Creating Branching Automator Workflows with AppleScript

    One of Automator's key limitations is its inability to perform branching. In this episode of Mac Automation Made Simple, Ben Waldie demonstrates how AppleScript can be used to work around this limitation and create a branching Automator workflow.

  • Posted on 23 Feb 2010

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    Creating Scheduled AppleScripts

    In this episode of Mac Automation Made Simple, Ben Waldie discusses how to create AppleScripts that run at scheduled intervals. Learn to write scripts that back up your music library at night and automatically reconnect to server volumes.

  • Posted on 26 Jan 2010

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    Creating Drop Scripts in AppleScript

    In this episode of Mac Automation Made Simple, Ben Waldie discusses how to drop scripts in AppleScript. Learn how to write a simple image processing AppleScript application that processes dropped files and folders.

  • Posted on 30 Dec 2009

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    Getting Started with Handlers in AppleScript

    In this episode of Mac Automation Made Simple, Ben Waldie demonstrates how to write AppleScripts more efficiently through the use of handlers. Learn how to modularize your scripts, making them more expandable, easier to update, and more.

  • Posted on 25 Nov 2009

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    Building Automator Service Workflows in Snow Leopard

    In this episode of Mac Automation Made Simple, Ben Waldie demonstrates how to build Service workflows with Automator in Snow Leopard. Become more efficient by creating workflows that process files, folders, and text, and even ones that run AppleScripts!

  • Posted on 27 Oct 2009

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