Project status

Appscript development and support ended in 2012 as a reaction to Apple's long-time mismanagement of Mac Automation and consequent decay of those technologies and ecosystem. Use at own risk. The current and future viability of appscript libraries is not guaranteed/ e.g. py-appscript does not support apps with defective ascr/gdte handlers; rb-appscript 0.6.1 does not build on Ruby 2.x; objc-appscript is hopelessly bitrotted and should be avoided entirely.

Mac Automation users are advised to adopt Apple-supported solutions where practical, though be aware that Apple completely disbanded its Mac Automation department in October 2016 so the long-term future of the entire AppleScript stack is also unclear: