The Adobe Creative Cloud provides a wide range of powerful tools for your programming and integration requirements. One of these tools are the scripting languages available across the suite, which provide a low-cost method of creating integrations.

This scripting center provides access to the ExtendScript Toolkit, a complete integrated development environment (IDE) for programming ExtendScript. It also provides links to all of the scripting resources available across Adobe.com.

Adobe provides an excellent guide to getting started—the Adobe Introduction to Scripting. This document provides you with an overview of scripting solutions and walks you through creating your first script.
 

ExtendScript Toolkit for Adobe CS6 applications
The latest version of ExtendScript Toolkit (ESTK 3.8) is available with Creative Suite 6.
 
The ExtendScript Toolkit comes with a number of improvements related to its usability:
 
    1. Added “Reveal in Explorer” menu option for documents open in ESTK.
    2. Added app.clc() to clear the console while executing a script with “ExtendScript Toolkit CS6” as target.
    3. Theme and UI changes.
    4. Bug fixes.
 

Adobe Scripting resources

Scripting by product

Acrobat

    ● JavaScript 

    ● Forum

 

After Effects

    ● JavaScript

    ● Forum

 

Bridge

    ● Scripting

    ● Forum

 

Device Central

    ● ExtendScript

    ● Forum

 

Illustrator

    ● AppleScript, JavaScript, and VBScript

    ● Forum

 

InDesign / InCopy / InDesign Server

    ● AppleScript, JavaScript, and VBScript

    ● Documentation

    ● Forum

 

Photoshop

    ● AppleScript, JavaScript, and VBScript

    ● Forum

Scripting by language
 
AppleScript
    ● Illustrator
    ● InDesign / InCopy
    ● Photoshop
 
ExtendScript/JavaScript
    ● Acrobat
    ● After Effects
    ● Bridge
    ● Device Central
    ● Illustrator
    ● Photoshop
 
VBScript
    ● Illustrator
    ● Photoshop