VBScript Programmer's Reference, 3rd Edition
By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Kathie Kingsley-Hughes, Daniel Read
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: January 2008
Pages: 816

In response to the critical changes made to VBScript since therelease of the previous edition of this successful resource, thisnew edition has been completely updated to cover Vista, WindowsServer 2003, Internet Explorer, Microsoft PowerShell, and the manynew developments to the latest version of VBScript. Thisexperienced author team has returned to share practical examples,tutorials, and quick answers aimed at helping you take yourscripting skills to the next level.

Continuing in the style of the prior editions, the book beginswith an introduction to VBScript and explains how it works as alanguage. The authors then progress to explaining how to make useof VBScript within other technologies, and they offer advancedexamples of VBScript code in action. You'll learn to do a varietyof tasks, such as copy and move files, create folders and files,modify the Windows operating system, and more. Plus, thecomprehensive appendixes are valuable references for you to gaingreater insight into how VBScript works so that you can start usingit right away to save both time and money.

What you will learn from this book

  • How to use variables, comments, and built-in VBScriptfunctions
  • What VBScript is—and isn't

  • Advantages to using procedures

  • Ways to turn code into functions

  • How to modularize your code into procedures, modules, classes,and components

  • The difference between top-down and event-driven programming

  • Tips for organizing and reusing code

  • Techniques to make your code more clear and readable

Who this book is for

This book is for programmers, client- and server-side webdevelopers, and system administrators who are interested inlearning VBScript or becoming more proficient with it.

Wrox Programmer's References are designed to give theexperienced developer straight facts on a new technology, withouthype or unnecessary explanations. They deliver hard informationwith plenty of practical examples to help you apply new tools toyour development projects today.

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