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VBScript

VBScript is a pl created in 1996.

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VBScript ("Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition") is an Active Scripting language developed by Microsoft that is modeled on Visual Basic. It allows Microsoft Windows system administrators to generate powerful tools for managing computers with error handling, subroutines, and other advanced programming constructs. It can give the user complete control over many aspects of their computing environment. Read more on Wikipedia...


Example from the Hello World Collection:
' Hello World in VBScript (Windows Scripting Host) msgbox "Hello, World!"
Example from Wikipedia:
<% Option Explicit %><!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd"> <html> <head> <title>VBScript Example</title> </head> <body> <div><% ' Grab current time from Now() function. ' An '=' sign occurring after a context switch (<%) is shorthand ' for a call to the Write() method of the Response object. Dim timeValue = Now %> The time, in 24-hour format, is <%=Hour(timeValue)%>:<%=Minute(timeValue)%>:<%=Second(timeValue)%>. </div> </body> </html>

Language features

Feature Supported Example Token
Integers
' [0-9]+
Floats
' [0-9]+\.[0-9]*(e[+-]?[0-9]+)?
Hexadecimals
' &h[0-9a-f]+
Line Comments
' A comment
'
Comments
Semantic Indentation ϴ

Books about VBScript on goodreads

title author year reviews ratings rating
Vbscript Programmer's Reference Adrian W. Kingsley-Hughes 2004 2 37 3.62
Microsoft Wsh and VBScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner Jerry Lee Ford Jr. 2003 3 32 3.22
VBScript for Dummies John Walkenbach 1996 0 0 0.0

Books about VBScript from ISBNdb

title authors year publisher
VBScript Programmers Reference Adrian Kingsley-Hughes and Kathie Kingsley-Hughes and Paul Wilton and Brian Francis and Brian Matsik and Erick Nelson and Piotr Prussak and Dan Read and Carsten Thomsen and Stuart Updegrave and Antonio De Donatis and Susanne Clark 1999 Wrox Press
VBScript Sourcebook (Sourcebooks) Mara, Mary Jane 1997 Wiley
VBScript in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition Paul Lomax and Matt Childs and Ron Petrusha 2003 O'Reilly Media
VBScript Pocket Reference Lomax, Paul and Childs, Matt and Petrusha, Ron 2001 O'Reilly Media
Microsoft WSH and VBScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner Ford, Jr. Jerry Lee 2005 Cengage Learning PTR
Vbscript Interactive Course Jerke, Noel and Hatmaker, Michael and Anderson, Jonny 1997 Waite Group Pr
Vbscript by Example Honeycutt, Jerry 1996 Que Pub
VBScript Programming Success In A Day Key, Sam 2015 Lulu.com
Microsoft WSH and VBScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner Ford Jr., Jerry 2008 Cengage Learning PTR
Microsoft WSH and VBScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner, 4th Ford, Jr. Jerry Lee 2014-04-15T00:00:01Z Cengage Learning PTR
Learning VBScript (Nutshell Handbooks) Lomax, Paul 1997 O'Reilly Media
VBScript Programming Success in a Day: Beginner?s Guide to Fast, Easy and Efficient Learning of VBScript Programming Key, Sam 2015 CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Internet Programming with VBScript and JavaScript (Web Warrior Series) Kalata, Kate 2000 Cengage Learning
Microsoft VBScript Professional Projects Ford, Jr., Jerry Lee 2003 Course Technology PTR
Vbscript Unleashed Schongar, Bill and Lagasse, Paul and Eddy, Craig and Brophy, Keith and Graupman, Owen and Johnson, Brian and Koets, Timothy and Petroutsos, Evangelos 1996 Sams
Learn Microsoft VBScript In a Weekend Ford Jr., Jerry Lee 2002 Muska & Lipman/Premier-Trade
VBScript in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference (In a Nutshell (O'Reilly)) Childs, Matt and Lomax, Paul and Petrusha, Ron 1995 O'Reilly Media
Laura Lemay's Web Workshop Activex and Vbscript Rogers Cadenhead and Paul Lomax 1996 Sams
Microsoft WSH and VBScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner Ford, Jr. Jerry Lee 2003 Cengage Learning PTR
Vbscript Master's Handbook Goddard, Christopher J. and White, Mark 1996 Premier Pr
Microsoft Wsh And Vbscript Programming For The Absolute Beginner Jerry Lee Ford 2009 Nelson Education
ASP 3 Programacion en Vbscript para IIS 5.0/ ASP 3 Programming in Vbscript For IIS 5.0 (Guias Practicas/ Practical Guides) (Spanish Edition) Gonzalez, Oscar 2001 Anaya Multimedia-Anaya Interactiva
(part 2) You Must Learn Vbscript For Qtp/uft (fc) Rex Allen Jones Ii 2015
VBScript Pocket Reference Paul Lomax; Matt Childs; Ron Petrusha 20010201 O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Vbscript for Dummies Walkenbach, John John Wiley & Sons Inc (Computers)
VBScript Pocket Reference Paul Lomax; Matt Childs; Ron Petrusha 20010201 O'Reilly Media, Inc.
VBScript in a Nutshell Paul Lomax; Matt Childs; Ron Petrusha 20030320 O'Reilly Media, Inc.
VBScript in a Nutshell Paul Lomax; Matt Childs; Ron Petrusha 20030320 O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Creating Cool Vbscript Web Pages Hatfield, Bill. 1997 Idg Books Worldwide
Using Vbscript (special Edition Using) Ron Schwarz and Ibrahim Malluf and William Beem and Yusuf Malluf and Michael Marchuk and Tom Tessier 1996 Macmillan Computer Pub
Microsoft Powershell, Vbscript And Jscript Bible William R. Stanek and Jeffrey Rosen and James O'Neill 2009 Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John
VBScript A Complete Guide - 2021 Edition Gerardus Blokdyk 2020 Emereo
VBScript 102 Success Secrets - 102 Most Asked Questions On VBScript - What You Need To Know Cynthia Baird 20140228 Emereo
Microsoft WSH and VBScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner, 4th Jerry Lee Ford, Jr. 20140415 Cengage Limited
Microsoft Wsh And Vbscript Programming For The Absolute Beginner, 4th Ed. Jerry Lee Ford Jr. 2014 Cengage Learning
Vbscript Superbible: The Complete Reference To Programming In Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition Jinjer L. Simon 1996 Waite Group Pr
Vbscript 2 And Activex Programming : Master The Art Of Creating Interactive Web Pages Scott Palmer 1997 Coriolis Group, Llc, The
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