Here’s another great site with helpful Applescript info that no longer exists: The Applescript Primer, by Bill Briggs. Apparently Macworld took down the link very recently. Another one bites the dust!
However, in the same spirit, Bill’s Broom, a script for arranging your desktop, has a column of it’s own in Deborah Shadovitz’ Mac Efficiency’s section of OS 9 columns, ME101. While the script was for OS 9, I’ve tried it in OS X (Tiger) and recording the actions doesn’t seem to work (sadly).