Microsoft VBScript

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This training would be beneficial for individuals looking for IT job positions such as: Internet Specialist, Web Page Designer, Web Developer, Creative Director, Web Director, Software Developer, Programmer, Game Programmer, Microsoft Visual Basic Programmer, Senior .NET Developer or a Director of Programming.

VBScript (short for Visual Basic Scripting Edition) is an Active Scripting language developed by Microsoft. The language's syntax reflects its history as a limited variation of Microsoft's Visual Basic programming language. VBScript is installed by default in every desktop release of the Windows Operating System (OS) since Windows 98. It initially gained support from Windows administrators seeking an automation tool more powerful than the batch language first developed in the late 1970s. A VBScript script must be executed within a host environment, of which there are several provided on a standard install of Microsoft Windows (Windows Script Host, Windows Internet Explorer).

VBScript - Elements, Arrays, Procedures, and Program Flow

  • Outline the implementation, use, and generation of VBScript
  • Identify VBScript elements
  • Give an account of VBScript datatypes and their conversion functions
  • Create and test a script
  • Recognize the structures of simple arrays
  • Give an account of dynamic arrays and array storage
  • Identify methods of structuring scripts effectively
  • Use procedures to manipulate an array
  • Outline how conditional statements can control script flow
  • Identify loop types
  • Control the flow of a script using conditional statements and loops

VBScript- Functions, Core Objects, and Classes

  • Identify the uses of VBScript's basic string functions
  • Give a brief account of VBScript's searching and editing functions
  • Incorporate built-in string functions in a VBScript program
  • Identify VBScript's built-in array and formatting functions
  • Recognize VBScript's built-in date and mathematical functions
  • Incorporate built-in date functions into a script
  • Give a brief account of how objects are created and defined
  • Outline how collections and Microsoft COM objects are created and used in VBScript
  • Create an Excel application object and enter formatted data in a range
  • Outline how VBScript classes are created and used

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