Make Automator Fit forBy David Morgenstern | Posted 2006-06-28 Email Print
We will all welcome the bells and whistles, but Apple needs to show us the beef. Here are some important features that should be in the forthcoming Leopard version of Mac OS X.
So, for the Leopard time frame, we can hope for Apple to provide virtualization support beyond cut and paste, such as transparent communication services between virtualized OSes and OS X applications.
3. Make Automator fit for ordinary people. One of the great advantages of the Mac platform is its natural-language scripting language, called AppleScript.
In the scheme, applications expose their features in a very granular way and users can call on these functions in scripts to get their work done. Of course, not all applications open all the features to the Apple.
In Tiger, Mac OS X 10.4, Apple introduced an easy scripting environment called Automator.
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