Applications

Technology area
Installer

Overview

The Applications object provides methods to obtain information about running applications. This object is accessed using the system.applications property.

Tasks

Getting Information About Running Applications

Methods

all

Provides information about running applications registered with the process manager.

all
Return Value

An array of dictionaries (associative arrays) describing the running applications registered with the process manager.

fromIdentifier

Provides information about running processes with a given application identifier (bundle ID). For example, com.apple.TextEdit.

fromIdentifier( bundleID)
Parameters
bundleID

A string with the bundle ID of the desired application.

Return Value

An array of dictionaries (associative arrays) describing the running applications identified by bundleID.

fromPID

Provides information about a running application with a given process ID.

fromPID( processID)
Parameters
processID

A string with the process ID of the desired application.

Return Value

A dictionary (associative array) describing the application identified by processID.