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This book will not only serve as a reference guide to the VBScript language and syntax, but will also demonstrate its usage in context with many practical examples. It is ideal for anyone who uses VBScript as a programming language. It is a desktop reference and quick guide for ASP programmers, IE programmers and Windows Script Host programmers. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
In response to the critical changes made to VBScript since the release of the previous edition of this successful resource, this new edition has been completely updated to cover Vista, Windows Server 2003, Internet Explorer, Microsoft PowerShell, and the many new developments to the latest version of VBScript. This experienced author team has returned to share practical examples, tutorials, and quick answers aimed at helping you take your scripting skills to the next level.
Continuing in the style of the prior editions, the book begins with an introduction to VBScript and explains how it works as a language. The authors then progress to explaining how to make use of VBScript within other technologies, and they offer advanced examples of VBScript code in action. You'll learn to do a variety of tasks, such as copy and move files, create folders and files, modify the Windows operating system, and more. Plus, the comprehensive appendixes are valuable references for you to gain greater insight into how VBScript works so that you can start using it right away to save both time and money.
What you will learn from this book
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 web developers, and system administrators who are interested in learning VBScript or becoming more proficient with it.
Wrox Programmer's References are designed to give the experienced developer straight facts on a new technology, without hype or unnecessary explanations. They deliver hard information with plenty of practical examples to help you apply new tools to your development projects today.See all Product Description
A useful book for me, introducing me into VBScript quite well, but it will make you more of a 'Jack of all trades & master of none'. Read morePublished on Oct. 1 2003 by Grizwald Fubar
I bought this book because I was getting into ASP development and needed to learn the basics of VBScript. The first part of the book does a great job of teaching the student. Read morePublished on July 18 2002 by Chris Kilbane
The author never does address what skill level is necessary to fully appreciate this book. From my reading it should be clarified at the beginning that this book is not for... Read morePublished on May 19 2002 by Mark Conway
I was looking for a VBScript reference book for work. One which I could use to look up a command/function in the index and find examples of the syntax within the book. Read morePublished on Dec 19 2001
This book had a lot of discussion to educate somebody on the world of vbscript, but was very short with actual examples. My main beef as it is with most books is the examples. Read morePublished on Nov. 16 2001 by Charles Brown
As another reviewer has noted, any book that has eleven authors is bound to need a good editor, but this one shows no sign of even having been looked at by a copy editor. Read morePublished on June 10 2001
I was looking for a good "reference" book on VBScript that would cover each function, their methods, properties, etc. Read morePublished on March 26 2001