Basics of AppleScript - Nayan Seth

Basics of AppleScript

By Nayan Seth

  • Release Date: 2014-04-10
  • Genre: Programming
Score: 4
From 23 Ratings


This book is for all those Mac (Apple) users who want to learn about AppleScript i.e. the scripting language for OS X. This book covers the basics. You can use the skills you learn from this book, to write complex scripts. All the scripts in the book can be downloaded from or the scripts can be read online at

ISBN (13) - 9788192978420

ISBN (13 for EPUB) - 9788192978437

iTunes (iPad and Mac Format) -

iTunes (EPUB) -

The book is available in EPUB & iBooks format on the iTunes iBooks Store for iPhone and iPod Touch.


  • This is a great tool

    By Anonymous 6674454
    This book is very well written and the visually helpful. If you have a mac, learning this language is a great start when beginning to understand and master coding languages. Why would you want to learn this language? You want to learn it because you can learn how to control your computer.
  • It was alright

    By redwingsfan14
    Learned a few things. Can’t say anything bad. In other documentation, I wasn’t able to set up my own strings and then use them later in the script. Thanks.
  • Not much use

    By ImaHog
    Kindergarten, outdated, scripts are incorrect. Worth the price; free.
  • Got Me Up and Going Quickly

    By I like to calculate
    This book was just what I needed to get me up and going with Applescript. Just work along with the examples and you’ll be scripting in no time. It’s not perfect - there are a few typos here and there, but nothing that intereferes with the main task of learning Applescript basics. Once you’ve worked through this book you may find, as I did, that the Apple documentation, which is essential for more advanced work, becomes much easier to understand. Many thanks for the author, Nayan Seth for writing this great introduction!
  • Excellent introduction

    By jdenormandie
    Excellent introduction to AppleScript. I was able to go through the whole book in an afternoon including practicing the examples. I encourage the author to write a similar intro for other computer languages.