VBScript Programmer's Reference

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 8, 2007 - Computers - 773 pages
  • Completely updated for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2003 R2, this book is packed with practical examples for today's programmer, Web developer, or system administrator
  • Combines a comprehensive overview of the VBScript technology and associated technologies with sample code at every stage from beginner to advanced user
  • Discusses the general syntax, functions, keywords, style, error handling, and similar language-specific topics and then moves into an expanded reference section covering the object models in detail
  • Presents advanced coverage on Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI), PowerShell, security scripting, remote scripting, database scripting, and more
 

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Contents

A Quick Introduction to Programming
2
What VBScript Is and Isnt
31
Data Types
45
Variables and Procedures
83
Control of Flow
109
Error Handling and Debugging
130
The Scripting Runtime Objects
183
Classes in VBScript Writing Your Own COM Objects
209
Windows Script Components
465
Script Encoding
489
Remote Scripting
509
HTML Applications
517
ServerSide Web Scripting
536
Adding VBScript to Your VB and NET Applications
570
Continued
575
VBScript Functions and Keywords
603

Regular Expressions
233
ClientSide Web Scripting
261
The Document Object Model in Action
280
Summary
286
Windows Sidebars and Gadgets
287
Task Scheduler Scripting
309
PowerShell
345
SuperCharged ClientSide Scripting
375
Windows Script Host
405
Variable Naming Convention
676
VBScript Error Codes and the Err Object
687
The Scripting Runtime Library Object Reference
703
The Windows Script Host Object Model
715
Regular Expressions
723
ActiveX Data Objects
731
Index
759
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Adrian Kingsley-Hughes has made his living as a technology writer for over a decade, with many books and articles to his name. He can also be found teaching classes on the Web, where he has successfully taught technology skills to thousands of learners, with his own special brand of knowledge, experience, wit, and poor spelling. He is also editor of the ZDNet blog Hardware 2.0 ( http://blogs.zdnet.com/hardware ).

Kathie Kingsley-Hughes has worked in IT training for many years. In addition to writing, she now works as a courseware developer and e-trainer, specializing in Internet technologies. She also runs a web development company in the United Kingdom.

Daniel Read is a software developer living and working in Atlanta, GA, USA. He currently works for Connecture Inc., an Atlanta-based software consulting firm specializing in the insurance industry. Daniel also publishes and writes essays for developers at DeveloperDotStar.com , a web-based magazine for software professionals.

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