AppleScript: Description (Apple Tech Info Library)
AppleScript: What Apple Event Manager Does (Apple Tech Info Library)
AppleScript: Editor Cursor Flashes Left of Mouse Clicks (Apple Tech Info Library)
AppleScript: Using AppleScript Documentation (Apple Tech Info Library)
System 7.5: Scriptable Finder Overview (Apple Tech Info Library)
ScriptWizard 1.0 (MacWorld)
Scripter 1.0 is top AppleScript editor and debugger (MacWeek)
FaceSpan 2.0 (MacWorld)
Script Debugger 1.0 (MacWorld)
Script Debugger 1.0 (MacWeek)
Introduction to Apple Events (Claris)
CGI and AppleScript (Dr. Dobb's Journal)
An Intro to AppleScript (Hong Kong Mac User Group)
Look out AppleScript, there's a new Frontier (MacWeek)
Source: Apple Tech Info Library Date: 1/12/95 An introduction to AppleScript from the Apple Tech Info Library
Source: Apple Tech Info Library Date: 1/12/95 Brief explanation of the Apple Event Manager.
Source: Apple Tech Info Library Date: 1/12/95 Explains a bug that occurs in the Apple Script Editor when using System 7.5 on a Power Macintosh.
Source: Apple Tech Info Library Date: 1/18/95 This article contains the Using AppleScript Documentation supplied with versions of AppleScript shipped as part of the Macintosh Operating System.
Source: Apple Tech Info Library Date: 2/14/95 This article provides an overview of the scriptable Finder in System 7.5.
Source: MacWorld Author: Tim Warner Date: January 1995 ScriptWizard adds Find-and-Replace and some debugging features, but is slow and riddled with small problems. (ScriptWeb note: Version 1.5 is substantially improved.)
Source: MacWEEK Author: Don Crabb Date: 6/12/95 Scripter 1.0 appeals to both experienced and novice scriptors and can be used to write scripts with FaceSpan 2.0, the interface builder from Software Designs Unlimited.
Source: MacWorld Author: Tim Warner Date: November 1995 FaceSpan allows the user to create stand-alone applications using AppleScript. FaceSpan 2.0 now comes with Drag & Drop support, tables and storage objects, but has only limited printing support.
Source: MacWorld Author: Charles Seiter Date: November 1995 Charles Seiter likes the interface and functionality of Script Debugger, but misses some debugging features. (ScriptWeb note: there is an easy workaround for the one key missing feature.)
Source: MacWeek Author: Avi Rappoport and Ed Allen Date: 11/13/95 Script Debugger is a complete scripting environment that is recordable and attachable. Included is a collection of useful scripting additions. The only serious problem that the authors see is the lack of local variable display during debugging. (ScriptWeb note: there is an easy workaround.) Don Crabb wrote an online review, where he compares Script Debugger with Scripter. Mark Alldritt (the author of Script Debugger and president of Late Night Software) wrote a letter to MacWEEK in response to that online review.
Source: Claris A nice general introduction (which happens to be part of the excellent Apple events reference for FileMaker). Claris ships it in database form with FileMaker and recently (?) created this web version.
Source: Dr. Dobb's Journal (Nov. '95 or Jan/Feb '96, you decide) Author: Cal Simone "In this article, I begin by discussing the principal aspects of the Macintosh as an Internet platform, and then describe how you can use the AppleScript language for writing CGI applications that run on Macintosh servers, and end with a quick look at alternatives to AppleScript."
Source: September 1994 edition of the Hong Kong Mac User Group Author: John Blackburne A nice introduction.
Source: MacWeek (San Francisco MacWorld Expo Daily Edition) Authors: Christopher Hall and Carey Tews Date: 1/11/96 "Every Mac scriptor should take a look at the new Frontier. Compared with AppleScript, it provides a richer, better-documented language, better integration with other applications, greater Power Mac performance and a built-in database. With all these features, Frontier has earned a permanent place in our desktop arsenal."