As Christmas is approaching I wish to share with the scripting community a very unexpected utility, which for legal reasons I can hardly tell anything detailed! Paradoxically, as you shall see, JsxBlind aims to protect script authors from being despoiled…
Tag : JSXBIN
December 21, 2015 | JsxBlind | en
In August 2009, we introduced YALT —“Yet Another Localization Technique”— as an alternate way to manage multilingual strings and automatic localization in our InDesign scripts. I use it in my everyday projects and I definitely abandoned the native ExtendScript L10N feature, which I believe is too restrictive and not so clever. YALT is a lightweight, quickly includable and easy-to-use tool. Month after month I improved the snippet with the result that it now has nothing to do with the original version! Maybe it's time to share YALT 2.1 with you. . .
April 13, 2010 | Tips | en
#targetengine directive. Here is a secret trick to bypass this limitation with a single encrypted file.
As illustrated by the YALT technique, it's easy —and powerful!— to let a script read its own bytes while it is running. We could even go further and get a script to update itself to achieve some advanced functionalities.