Tyler Clemons

AppleScript

Creating Adium Scripts (thats what she said)

by on Oct.10, 2009, under Adium, AppleScript

I was talking to Ben and saw another opening for the classic and overused “That’s what she said” joke.  As I was typing it in, I realized I should just make it easier on myself and write a simple script to do it for me.  So I did.

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Creating Adium Scripts (iTunes)

by on Aug.30, 2008, under Adium, AppleScript, iTunes, Programming

I use Adium and iTunes frequently. One of the cool things about the OS X environment is the integration between applications. For instance, Adium contacts can be linked to Address Book accounts. One of my personal favorites is the integration of Adium and iTunes. Adium can display details of what is currently playing on iTunes such as the name of the song and the artist. The trick is customizing these messages so that they can be presented as suitable away or status messages.
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Creating Adium Scripts (Random Text)

by on Aug.29, 2008, under Adium, AppleScript, Programming

Adium is a free mesenger client for the Mac OS X.  It allows users to connect to multiple chat services, such as AIM and ICQ, at once.  It is open source, which means users are allowed to tinker with it as they see fit.  With this extensibility, it becomes possible to type something like “/random” and generate a random message.  I decided to take a quick look at what goes on under the hood and decided to give a go at creating some easy scripts.

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