VBScript Professional Projects

VBScript Professional Projects

by Jerry Lee Ford, Jr. Ford


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VBScript Professional Projects by Jerry Lee Ford, Jr. Ford


Microsoft's VBScript, a simplified version of Visual Basic, is a powerful, easy-to-learn tool that can add interaction to Web pages. VBScript Professional Projects distinguishes itself from the competition by being the only book to offer a project-based approach for higher-end users and to provide coverage of VBScript's applicability to both Web and WSH scripting. It is the ideal guide for VBA and Visual Basic programmers who wish to expand their programming capabilities using a scripting language.


� This book will begin with a multi-chapter VBScript overview that will provide a foundation for the projects that follow.
� A great resource for intermediate to advanced programmers.
� Companion Web site contains all of the book's scripts.
� Microsoft VBScript Professional Projects will contain a comprehensive Windows command reference as an appendix.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592000562
Publisher: Crisp Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 06/01/2003
Pages: 960
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.60(d)

About 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.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introducing Microsoft VBScript 1. What Is VBScript? 2. Errors, Constants, and Variables 3. Conditional Logic and Iterative Structures 4. Procedures 5. Arrays 6. Data Collection, Notification, and Error Reporting 7. VBScript Objects 8. VBScript and Internet Explorer 9. VBScript and the WSH Part 2: Professional Projects 1: Desktop Administration Using VBScript and the WSH 10. Project Case Study: Desktop Customization and Deployment 11. Customizing the Desktop 12. Customizing the Start Menu and Quick Launch Toolbar 13. Scheduling Disk Maintenance 14. Mapping Network Printers and Disks 15. Creating Administrator Accounts Part 3: Professional Project 2: Analyzing Application Logs 16. Project Case Study: Analyzing Application Logs 17. Using Configuration Files to Control Script Execution 18. Developing Script Log Analyzers 19. Scheduling Script Execution 20. Maintaining a 30-Day Summary Log Archive Part 4: Professional Project 3: Creating a Centralized Report Management Station 21. Project Case Study: Creating a Centralized Report Management Station 22. Developing a Setup Script 23. Collecting Remote Summary Reports 24. Processing and Consolidating Report Data 25. Archive Management Part 5: Professional Project 4: Reporting Application Summary Data via the Web 26. Reporting Application Summary Data via the Web 27. Designing the Web Site 28. Building the Web Site's Main Page 29. Building the Registration and Configuration Settings Page 30. Converting Reports to HTML Pages 31. Building the Report Archive Page 32. Report Distribution and Remote Archive Management Appendix A: Windows XP Command Reference Appendix B: What's on the Companion Web Site

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