Microsoft WSH and VBScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner [NOOK Book]

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If you are new to programming with Microsoft WSH and VBScript and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science professors, books in the for the absolute beginner series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation. You will acquire the skills that you need for more practical WSH and VBScript programming applications and will learn how these skills can be put to use in real-world scenarios. Best of all, by the time you finish this book, you will ...

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Microsoft WSH and VBScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner

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Overview

If you are new to programming with Microsoft WSH and VBScript and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science professors, books in the for the absolute beginner series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation. You will acquire the skills that you need for more practical WSH and VBScript programming applications and will learn how these skills can be put to use in real-world scenarios. Best of all, by the time you finish this book, you will be able to apply the basic principles you've learned to the next programming language you tackle.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598639681
  • Publisher: Course Technology PTR
  • Publication date: 1/11/2008
  • Series: Absolute Beginner
  • Sold by: CENGAGE LEARNING
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Sales rank: 499,130
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Jerry Lee Ford, Jr. is an author, educator, and an IT professional with over 19 years of experience in information technology, including roles as an automation analyst, technical manager, technical support analyst, automation engineer, and security analyst. He has a Masters in Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Jerry is also the author or co-author of 28 other books including Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Microsoft WSH and VBScript programming for the Absolute Beginner, and Microsoft Windows Shell Script Programming for the Absolute Beginner. He has over five years experience as an adjunct instructor teaching networking courses in Information Technology. He lives in Hanover, Virginia with his wife, Mary, and their children Alexander, William, and Molly.

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Table of Contents

PART I Introducing the WSH and VBScript Chapter 1 Getting Started with the WSH and VBScript Chapter 2 Overview of the Windows Script Host PART II Learning VBScript & WSH Scripting Chapter 3 VBScript Basics Chapter 4 Constants,Variables, and Arrays Chapter 5 Conditional Logic Chapter 6 Processing Collections of Data Chapter 7 Using Procedures to Organize Scripts PART III Advanced Topics Chapter 8 Storing and Retrieving Data Chapter 9 Handling Script Errors Chapter 10 Using the Windows Registry to Configure Script Settings Chapter 11 Working with Built-In VBScript Objects Chapter 12 Combining Different Scripting Languages PART IV Appendices Appendix A WSH Administrative Scripting Appendix B Built-In VBScript Functions Appendix C Whats on the Companion Web Site? Appendix D What Next? .

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