Myth Busters?

MacScripter has a comprehensive article, "Dispelling the Automator myth: Get the Facts on Automator". It gives a good overview of Job's WWDC session, and goes on to ruminate how Automator might fit within existing Applescript environments:

"Automator gives AppleScript even more reach, depth, and validity. It will make more people recognize the importance of automation. It will drive adoption of AppleScript in applications. It will bring AppleScript to people who never would have used it before. Because they're so light-weight and portable, AppleScript scripts will continue to be written, shared, and used. Automator just provides another means for scripters to deliver the power of AppleScript."



  1. “Macscripter will be hosting a completely new section dedicated to Automator Actions very soon, […]”

    The URL seems to be , but isn’t online yet.

    Comment by Florian Schneider — July 28, 2004 @ 10:04 am

  2. Who announces a site with a dead URL? Lame lame …

    Comment by rb — July 28, 2004 @ 7:21 pm

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