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Paris, May 30, 2008 — Benoît Widemann is pleased to announce the immediate availability of RapidScript 1.2. RapidScript is a plugin for RapidWeaver that builds web pages using AppleScript. Using RapidScript, you can build pages containing data from other scriptable applications, such as the Finder, Address Book, iTunes, TextEdit, Pages, FileMaker, Excel... The script extracts the data and shape it for the web by turning it to HTML. RapidScript then builds the page within RapidWeaver, with full respect of the site's theme and CSS.

Version 1.2 is fully compatible with RapidWeaver 4. This update is free for registered users of previous version.

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While very simple to use, RapidScript offers full programming capabilities to RapidWeaver-generated pages. It comes with several built-in example scripts that can serve as handy starts, easy to tailor to specific needs:
• Access to a group of records in Address Book;
• Catalog the contents of a folder and its subfolder to build a hierarchical list;
• Grab favorite music from iTunes;
• Uncover system info, user name, processor type, memory size and IP address, to build administration pages in networks;
• Get data in FileMaker databases, Excel sheets, XPress documents…

RapidScript is $10. It can be tried full-featured for a period of two months.
RapidScript requires Mac OS X 10.4 or more and RapidWeaver 3.5 or more. Version 1.2 is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.5 and RapidWeaver 4.
RapidScript can be downloaded from <www.widemann.net/rapidscript>.

RapidScript is a trademark of Benoît Widemann. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.