Wednesday, August 9th • Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA

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Scripting Boot Camp • August 8th

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Ray Robertson

For those new to automation, we’re offering a Scripting Boot Camp on August 8th, the day before the conference. Hosted by Ray Robertson, the sessions are designed to familiarize you, using an informal hands-on approach, with the concepts and techniques of automation. You’ll be writing and running your own scripts!

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Ray Robertson

For those new to automation, we’re offering a Scripting Boot Camp on August 8th, the day before the conference. Hosted by Ray Robertson, the sessions are designed to familiarize you, using an informal hands-on approach, with the concepts and techniques of automation. You’ll be writing and running your own scripts!

“Ray Robertson is the perfect person to lead CMD-D’s Scripting Boot Camp. He’s patient and gentle, inspiring and simply brilliant. If I were new to automation, he’s who I’d want to teach me. I’m very excited to have him on board.”
— Sal Soghoian

★ In the CMD-D Scripting Boot Camp, you will learn:

  • What AppleScript is, how it works, and what it can do
  • Benefits of AppleScript over Automator and macro utilities
  • How to get started with AppleScript
  • How to understand and use AppleScript dictionaries
  • How to write scripts in macOS
  • How to develop scripts that control multiple applications
  • Saving and running scripts in the optimal format for various workflows
  • A glimpse ahead — advanced features
  • Next steps and resources for learning more about AppleScript

★ Included with the course:

  • Live demos of Ray writing scripts in class, including common mistakes
  • Sample scripts with extensive comments for all attendees

★ Minimum requirements:

  • Familiarity with macOS
  • A desire to automate tedious tasks
  • No prior knowledge of AppleScript necessary

★ Who should attend:

  • Mac users interested in getting started using AppleScript to automate a custom workflow and become more productive

★ Training Schedule:

  • 09:30AM-10:00AM • Registration
  • 10:00AM-11:30AM • Session 1
  • 11:30AM-11:45AM • Break
  • 11:45AM-01:00PM • Session 2
  • 01:00PM-02:00PM • Lunch (provided by conference)
  • 02:00PM-03:15PM • Session 3
  • 03:15PM-03:30PM • Break
  • 03:30PM-05:00PM • Session 4

Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to learn how to make the computer work for you, sign-up today!

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