Category Archives: Tutorials & HowTos

Viewing Variables & Values

This video demonstrates how to use Script Debugger 6 to examine your AppleScript script’s variables and view their values in various ways. … Continue Reading ››

False Sense of Security

Applets having a Bundle ID beginning with `com.apple` seem to be given a free pass through App Transport Security. Oooh… … Continue Reading ››

Script Debugger 6 “Expert” Preferences

Script Debugger has a collection of preferences settings which are not alterable via Script Debugger’s Preferences panel. This post documents all of Script Debugger 6’s hidden preferences. … Continue Reading ››

AppleScriptObjC in Script Debugger 6

Learn all the ins and outs of AppleScriptObjC support in Script Debugger 6. … Continue Reading ››

AppleScriptObjC Code Completion in Script Debugger 6

This video demonstrates how to the new AppleScript Objective-C (AppleScriptObjC) code completion in Script Debugger 6 work. … Continue Reading ››

FAQ: AppleScriptObjC and Yosemite (OS X 10.10)

If you attempt to run a script that includes AppleScriptObjC code, or uses a library that includes AppleScriptObjC code, and you are running OS X 10.10, you will see a warning. If you are wondering what to do when confronted with it, read on. … Continue Reading ››

FAQ: Why does Script Debugger display some values in red?

A common support question is why does Script Debugger display some values in red and not others. This is Script Debugger’s method of indicating when a value changes. … Continue Reading ››

Explore Application Interfaces using Script Debugger

This video demonstrates how to use [Script Debugger 6](http://www.latenightsw.com) to explore application scripting interfaces. In this case we explore Apple Mail to discover how to save and process an … Continue Reading ››

FAQ: Why does Script Debugger open when I run my script as an application

Recently I’ve had a series of questions from customers asking why, when they save their script as an application and then launch it outside Script Debugger, does Script Debugger open and offer to debug the script. They have finished with Script Debugger and want to deploy their script and are frustrated they cannot ‘disconnect’ from Script Debugger. … Continue Reading ››