In this webinar we explore some of the main differences in
AutoHotkey version 2, Why you might adapt it, and a tool to help automate the adaption
Special thanks to
Dimitri Geerts for leading the discussion, putting together the deck, and working on the converter tool!
Hour 1: High-level overview
Video Hour 2: Q&A:
Major differences with
AHK Version 2 You can read up on the official listing of
v2.0 beta 1was released in July 2021 and future releases are expected to be backward-compatible! If you want to learn more, check out the v2 forum posts: Take a look at the tool Dimitri demonstrated to
adapt V1 code to V2 here
RunWith: Use this function to control the bitness of your AutoHotkey script
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You can get the Deck Dimitri presented here, or just look through the below images.
1) All parameters are expressions, not text
2) Variables need to be declared
3) “All” commands are now also functions
4) Some functions now return objects
5) There is now a distinction between properties accessed with . and data (items, array or map elements) accessed with 
6) Hotkeys and non-autoreplace HotStrings are no longer labels; instead, they (automatically) define a function
7) All byRef variables need to have a “&” before
8) Function calls require a space or “(“. Use comma only between parameters
9) GUI and GUI controls are now objects
This month’s AutoHotkey Webinar we helped a few people with their projects
AHKHotKeyStringLookup however I recommend you wait a day or two before downloading it so we can fix the glitch we saw in the webinar.
this link for helping solve his goal of attaching a file to an active, inline, email
This AutoHotkey webinar was pretty amazing!
Video : Helping others: Snagit, ACC library, Controls Hour 1
Video : GUIs, PID verse hwn ID, & more Hour 2
Script Highlight: Fiddler Everywhere Ripper / API Syntax writer
We also discussed
Webservice APIs. Our AHK Webinar on APIs is a great place to start
You also might want to download our API Syntax writer
We discussed the ACC library in
this and demonstrated its usage in ahk webinar this AHK Webinar
When we were working through how to best solve Snaggit issue, I mentioned the
17 ways to automate windows as well as AutomateMyTask
We had a great AutoHotkey webinar today!
: ScriptScan and helping attendees Hour 1
: Following up with attendees Hour2 Script highlight: ScriptScan
AHK RAT Loader
The Morphisec Labs team has tracked a unique and ongoing
RAT ( Remote Access Trojan) delivery campaign that started in February of this year. This campaign is unique in that it heavily uses the AutoHotKey scripting language—a fork of the AutoIt language that is frequently used for testing purposes. The RAT delivery campaign starts from an AutoHotKey (AHK) compiled script
Learn how to
decompile scripts in this video on how to protect against decompiling scripts
New AutoHotkey Podcast format! “ The Automators’ Podcast” pod.the-Automator.com
#98: 6 simple steps to automating your process
#99: 5 steps a process often goes through before being automated
#100 Why aren’t Macros popular anymore?
Fiddler Everywhere: Web Scraping vs. API calls –