Yes, you need to have some knowledge to write scripts, but we provide enough samples for most common scenario, so the learning curve is not so steep.
Let's make a very simple script. Open the Script Editor from the Scene menu, and enter the following text to the top field:
Then click the "Run" button to see the results at the bottom. Isn't that easy? Now click the topics at the left to see how to perform various tasks. If something is still not clear, please use the form below.