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Script to automate XCode installation. Tested on OSX 10.8.4 Mountain Lion. I feel like using the UI element hierarchy is quite disgusting, but it works for now...
-- Function to select a menu item
-- We will use this to trigger the search box for the App Store
on do_menu(app_name, menu_name, menu_item)
try
-- bring the target application to the front
tell application app_name
activate
end tell
tell application "System Events"
tell process app_name
tell menu bar 1
tell menu bar item menu_name
tell menu menu_name
click menu item menu_item
end tell
end tell
end tell
end tell
end tell
return true
on error error_message
return false
end try
end do_menu
-- Launch the App Store & make sure it's focused
tell application "App Store"
launch
set frontmost to true
delay 1
end tell
-- Search for the XCode app
do_menu("App Store", "Store", "Search")
tell application "System Events" to tell process "App Store"
keystroke "XCode" & return
tell window "App Store"
try
repeat until exists button 1 of group 1 of group 4 of list 1 of group 2 of UI element 1 of scroll area 1
delay 0.2
end repeat
set bName to name of button 1 of group 1 of group 4 of list 1 of group 2 of UI element 1 of scroll area 1
if bName is "FREEFREE" then
tell group 1 of group 4 of list 1 of group 2 of UI element 1 of scroll area 1
click button "FREEFREE"
repeat until exists button "INSTALL APPFREE"
delay 0.2
end repeat
click button "INSTALL APPFREE"
end tell
repeat until exists text field "Password" of sheet 1
delay 0.2
end repeat
if exists (text field "Password" of sheet 1) then
keystroke "YOUR APPLE ID HERE" & tab
keystroke "YOUR PASSWORD HERE" & return
end if
else if bName is "INSTALLEDINSTALLED" then
return "Already installed... doing nothing"
end if
on error theError
return theError
end try
end tell
end tell
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