[Mono-osx] Access iTunes using C#
masschel at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 15:09:53 EST 2008
I don't have much time right now, but I had a 'talk' with the
maintainer of the AppScript project. I will extend the anwer here
later, but here is some good news already:
> I was wondering how feasible/difficult it would be to
> hack/adapt the appscript system to create C# bindings, in
> similar ways as it is done now for ObjC/Ruby/Python?
has's partly answer:
It would certainly be doable (I'm already thinking about doing a Java
Basically it'd be a case of wrapping the relevant Apple Event Manager
C APIs in C# (c.f. rb-appscript's rbae.c file), porting objc-
appscript's 'AEM...' classes to C#, and creating a modified version of
the osaglue tool to generate glue code for C# instead of ObjC.
I still have to look at what possibilities there are, since this
question has raised several paths, and see what the best approach
would be. Best in two senses: one being rapid results, the other being
solid solution. Usually they don't really go hand in hand...
I will post some more snippets from has's replies later.
On 23 Jan 2008, at 19:18, Manuel de la Pena wrote:
> I believe that should be tackle in the cocoa# project since cocoa
> has libs that will allow you to access itune, addressbook etc...
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> To: Geoff Norton
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> Subject: Re: [Mono-osx] Access iTunes using C#
> Il giorno 17/gen/08, alle ore 20:09, Geoff Norton ha scritto:
>> (I havn't looked into how
>> feasible hacking sdp to that would be; you might need to manually
>> all that).
> The appscript project has a generator that can produce Ruby, Python
> or Obj-C bindings for their own AppleScript bridge. Maybe it can be
> hijacked to produce C# code, too.
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