Who Uses Applescript with Aperture and Why?

From time to time, I come see Applescript mentioned by Aperture Users. The Apple Support website devotes a few paragraphs.
For an amateur with lots of time. how would Applescript make my experience with Aperture any better? It automates what?

There's also an application that will give you lots of statistics on your Aperture library (lenses used, etc):
I'm pretty sure it uses AppleScript to get the data.

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