WSH (Windows Script Host)

This chapter provides tutorial examples and notes on WSH (Windows Script Host). Topics include running WSH commands, cscript and wscript, with options; summary of WSH runtime objects; using StdIn and StdOut for input and output; running system commands with script code; defining script jobs in a WSF file.

What is WSH (Windows Script Host)?

"csript.exe/wscript.exe" Command Version and Options

Running VBScript Code Files

"WScript" Runtime Object Hierarchy

"oShell.Exec(cmd)" - Running System Command with a Script

WSF - Windows Script File XML Format

Conclusions:

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of VBScript - Visual Basic Scripting Edition

 Variant Data Type, Subtypes, and Literals

 Arithmetic Operations

 Numeric Comparison Operations and Logical Operations

 String Operations - Concatenation and Comparison

 Variable Declaration and Assignment Statement

 Expression and Order of Operation Precedence

 Statement Syntax and Statement Types

 Array Data Type and Related Statements

 Array References and Array Assignment Statements

 Conditional Statements - "If ... Then" and "Select Case"

 Loop Statements - "For", "While", and "Do"

 "Function" and "Sub" Procedures

 Built-in Functions

 Inspecting Variables Received in Procedures

 Error Handling Flag and the "Err" Object

 Regular Expression Pattern Match and Replacement

 scrrun.dll - Scripting Runtime DLL Library

 Creating Your Own Classes

 IE Web Browser Supporting VBScript

 IIS ASP Server Supporting VBScript

WSH (Windows Script Host)

 References

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