Atom Packages Directory

a package directory for a text editor of the 21st Century

Javascript Jxa by Daniel Bayley (

Install with:
    apm install language-javascript-jxa

badge badge

JavaScript for Automation (“JXA”) language support in Atom

Now you can use your favourite editor instead* of Apple’s crappy Script Editor!


apm install language-javascript-jxa or search “jxa” under packages within Atom.

Change Log

0.2.2 (2016-02-03) ——————– #### Add full support for .scpt files (05eaa51) Mimic the behaviour of Apple’s Script Editor by automatically de/recompiling .scpt files using the native osacompile/osadecompile utilities.**

0.1.0 (2015-10-21)

#### Initial commit (4eb40c4)

* Plays nice with atom-script (apm install script) to run your code directly (good riddance Script Editor…)

** See language-applescript for AppleScript .scpt files.


MIT © Daniel Bayley

Keywords: javascript, jxa, osascript, mac, osx Suggest keywords
Fork me on GitHub