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Script Debugger 3.0

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For Mac OS 8 - 8.1 - Mac OS X
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This app works with: SheepShaver, QEMU

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Script Debugger 3.0 is the final Mac OS 9 compatible version of Late Night Software's award-winning AppleScript authoring tool. It builds on our established tradition of offering the most productive environment for building AppleScript solutions of any complexity.

AppleScript is an English-like language based on HyperTalk used to write script files that can control the actions of your computer and the applications that you run on it. You can write AppleScript scripts to, for example, automate repetitive tasks, perform batch operations and integrate applications. If you use AppleScript, you know how dramatically automated AppleScript workflows increase your productivity, accuracy and consistency, while maximizing your time. Ultimately, AppleScript reduces costs for businesses, professionals and individuals. Script Debugger lets you fully exploit AppleScript's power and capabilities.

With Script Debugger 3.0 you can easily script such programs as QuarkXPress, FileMaker and Adobe's InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. If you're involved in pre-press activities, use Script Debugger to automate any repetitive task.

Mac OS X Support
Script Debugger 3.0 lets you take full advantage of AppleScript on Apple's new operating system. The combination of Script Debugger, AppleScript and the Unix-based operating system opens vast new possibilities for automation on the Macintosh.

Script Debugger 3.0 combines simplicity with all the power you need to immediately begin writing scripts without lessons from the author on how to use it.

Powerful Script Editing
Script Debugger 3.0 is the most powerful and flexible script-editing environment available today. No other tool let you tackle both simple and extremely large and complex scripting tasks with as much ease and flexibility.

Go beyond the 32K limit imposed on your scripts by Apple's Script Editor and other AppleScript tools.

AppleScript Debugging
The AppleScript debugger in Script Debugger 3.0 is ground-breaking in its ability to show you exactly what your script is doing at any given point. It is the only tool that lets you use its AppleScript debugger in other OSA scripting environments such as Mac OS Folder Actions, Apple Data Detectors, and CGI scripting.

Dictionary Explorer
An amazing feature of Script Debugger is the Dictionary Explorer that lets you examine and modify the live data offered by any scriptable application. No other tool lets you actually see the information with which you are working without having to write a single line of AppleScript code!

Script Debugger 3.0 is completely scriptable, attachable and recordable, enabling you to extend its functionality using AppleScript. The entire Script Debugger interface is highly configurable so you can make it match your style of work. Elements such as the scripts palette let you add new commands to the user interface. It also lets you introduce new templates and clippings.

JavaScript OSA
New for Script Debugger 3.0 is JavaScript OSA, a Mac OS extension allowing you to write scripts for Mac OS and OSA compatible software like HyperCard 2.2 with JavaScript 1.5 syntax. JavaScript OSA uses the same "core language" as Firefox 1.0's JavaScript engine, SpiderMonkey, to communicate natively with Apple Events just like AppleScript.

This cutting edge technology predates Apple's own JavaScript for Automation (JXA) by well over a decade.

Serial number: LNS034-092-098

See Also: AppleScript: The Beta Release, AppleScript 1.1, AppleScript 1.8.3, AppleScript Language Guide (PDF), FaceSpan 2.1, FaceSpan 3, FaceSpan 4.3, Frontier 1, Frontier 4, Script Debugger 1.0, Smile

Architecture: PPC (Carbonized)

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please ensure you have AppleScript 1.8.3 or later when using Script Debugger on Mac OS 9.x systems.


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by Jatoba - 2020, January 11 - 1:02pm

Really nice to see the latest Mac OS 9 version of Script Debugger here. I have been interested in this ever since I came across FaceSpan.