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 Hey everyone! Here is a simple Applescript tutorial for making popup dialogs.

***UPDATE***
The 4/13/10 update includes three new scripts, and how to save them. A special thanks to Marble of Doom for the first new one!

Step 1: You Will Need...

 1) A Mac (Sorry PC's... I'll have another tut for you guys later.)
 2) Applescript. It should come standard with all Mac's
Holy hell. Are you that stupid to actually believe macs don't get viruses?
I am in no mood to argue with you. I obviously know that Mac's CAN get viruses, but are not known for getting viruses as much as Windows. I know with every OS comes a flaw. Windows, Mac, and Linux all have them. Its just that in my opinion, Mac and Linux are most secure. By the way, thanks for using proper grammar.
what are some good ways to learn more about using/ making applescript?
There are quite a few resources to learn Applescript. Some of the best ways are on the internet. Start with Googling. There you will find some basic tutorials. STAY AWAY FROM YOUTUBE!!! These are the worst Applescript "tutorials" out there, because they just give you the code and don't explain it. Once you have found some basic tutorials on the internet via different websites, and understand some basic commands, variables, etc., look for PDF tutorials. These are probably going to be the more detailed of all the free methods. Those are the free resources. If you really want to learn about applescripting, books are your best bet. And in my opinion, a book I am reading now called "AppleScript: A comprehensive Guide To Scripting and Automation on Mac OS X" and it is written by Hanaan Rosenthal. This book is very thorough.
The simplest and most annoying scripts are the ones with the <strong>repeat</strong> command. They take the form of: <br /> <strong><em>repeat<br /> </em></strong><em>(what you want to repeat)</em><strong><em><br /> end repeat</em></strong><br /> <br /> Repeat commands will loop indefinitely unless an error occurs or you force-quit it so be careful!! It's easy to make a loop that you are unable to stop.<br /> <br /> The most<em> INFURIATING</em> repeating script is (plz be careful!) this:<br /> <em><strong>repeat<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; beep<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; tell application &quot;Finder&quot;<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; make new folder at desktop<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; end tell<br /> end repeat</strong></em><br /> <br /> <br /> You have a nice start for your instructable, but I think it needs more. You only list one example. Maybe you could include mine as well as others you you create or find on the internet. 2*'s for now until you work on this some more.<br />
&nbsp;Thank you for your feedback. I appreciate your input, and will use your example. I will update this soon. An I will be careful not to use the new folder one. I have a Mac and a PC (I like Mac's WAY better, don't get me wrong) and I made a batch file similar to that of your example.<br />

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