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AutoHotkey Webinar: AutoHotkey Version 2 – What to look out for when switching to V2

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!

Video Hour 1: High-level overview
Video Hour 2: Q&A:

  • Major differences withAHK Version 2
  • You can read up on the official listing of changes
  • 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

 

Script Highlight:  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

1 Paramaters are expressions 1

2) Variables need to be declared

2 Variables need to be declared

3) “All” commands are now also functions

3 All commands are also now functions 1

4) Some functions now return objects

4 Some functions return objects

5) There is now a distinction between properties accessed with . and data (items, array or map elements) accessed with []

5 Distinctions 1

6) Hotkeys and non-autoreplace HotStrings are no longer labels; instead, they (automatically) define a function

6 Hotkeys need braces

7) All byRef variables need to have a “&” before

7 byRef 1

8) Function calls require a space or “(“. Use comma only between parameters

8 Functions require comma

9) GUI and GUI controls are now objects

9 GUIs

AutoHotkey Webinar- 07/2021 Helping people with their code

AutoHotkey webinarThis month’s AutoHotkey Webinar we helped a few people with their projects

Hour 1
Hour 2

We debuted AHKHotKeyStringLookup however I recommend you wait a day or two before downloading it so we can fix the glitch we saw in the webinar.

Dimitri mentioned this link for helping solve his goal of attaching a file to an active, inline, email

AutoHotkey Webinar- 6/2021 Helping Users- API calls, ACC library & more!

AutoHotkey webinarThis AutoHotkey webinar was pretty amazing!
Video Hour 1: Helping others: Snagit, ACC library, Controls
Video Hour 2: GUIs, PID verse hwn ID, & more

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 ahk webinar and demonstrated its usage in 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

AutoHotkey Webinar 5/18- ScriptScan

AutoHotkey webinarWe had a great AutoHotkey webinar today!

Hour 1: ScriptScan and helping attendees

Hour2: Following up with attendees

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

Download AHKScriptScan
AHKScriptScan

Learn how to decompile scripts in this video on how to protect against decompiling scripts

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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? 

Using Fiddler Everywhere:  Web Scraping vs. API calls –

Fiddler Everywhere Tutorial \u0026 Web scraping verse API calls

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