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  Replacing AppleScript with Ruby
Subject:   Accessing the clipboard via rb-appscript
Date:   2007-03-01 23:33:05
From:   bbebop
Response to: Accessing the clipboard via rb-appscript

Thanks, Matt. That helped. Now I must have my copy of Frontier: The Definitive Guide around here somewhere. Never could get next to Applescript and miss Frontier. Maybe Ruby will be the charm??
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  • Matt Neuburg photo Accessing the clipboard via rb-appscript
    2007-03-02 16:11:05  Matt Neuburg | O'Reilly AuthorO'Reilly Blogger [View]

    Indeed. It was Frontier that taught me that there was a better way to construct and send Apple events. And Ruby does have some features that are pleasingly similar to Frontier's UserTalk, and rb-appscript is also quite reminiscent of the way UserTalk did Apple events.