In Part 1 of this blog series we discussed about various techniques available for Inter-Process Communication (IPC) on Mac OS X.
As discussed in the previous post Apple Events are the only IPC mechanism which is universally supported by GUI applications on Mac OS X for remote control. Operation like opening a application or telling a application to open a file or to quit etc. can be done using these.
AppleScript is a scripting language built on top of Apple Events which can be used using scripting bridge in a Mac application.
Here in this blog we will see the implementation of IPC using apple events. Read the rest of this entry