VBScript in a Nutshell

VBScript in a Nutshell

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Lightweight yet powerful, VBScript from MicrosoftAr is used in four main areas: server-side web applications using Active Server Pages (ASP), client-side web scripts using Internet Explorer, code behind Outlook forms, and automating repetitive tasks using Windows Script Host (WSH). VBScript in a Nutshell, Second Edition delivers current and complete documentation for programmers and system administrators who want to develop effective scripts.Completely updated for VBScript 5.6, WSH 5.6 and ASP 3.0, VBScript In a Nutshell, Second Edition includes updated introductory chapters that will help you keep current with the significant changes since the first edition was published. New chapters introduce the Windows Script Component for creating binary COM components, and the Script Encoder.The main part of the book is a comprehensive reference focusing on VBScript essentials with an alphabetical reference to all statements, keywords and objects, and a section of notes and solutions to real-world gotchas--various undocumented behaviors and aspects of the language--to help you avoid potential problems. Each entry in the reference section details the following: The keyword's syntax, using standard code conventions A list of arguments accepted by the function or procedure, if any exist A discussion of how and where the keyword should be used within the scripting environment A discussion of the differences between the operation of the keyword in Visual Basic or VBA and in VBScript Regardless of your level of experience programming with VBScript, VBScript in a Nutshell, Second Edition is the book you'll want by your side--the most complete, up-to-date, and easy-to-use language reference available.Programming Tips and Gotchas a€c Note that objects in VBScript are referencesa€” that is, they reference an object in memory. This means that if ... Drives(aquot;Caquot;) Set oDrive2 - oDrive1 You can also set two objects equal to a third object reference: Dim oDrive1, oDrive2, oDrive Set oDrive = oFS. ... Syntax IsArray(varname) varname Use: Required Data Type: Any The name of the variable to be checked. Returnanbsp;...

Title:VBScript in a Nutshell
Author:Paul Lomax, Matt Childs, Ron Petrusha
Publisher:"O'Reilly Media, Inc." - 2003-03-20


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