3) VB Script Variables
4) VB Script Data Types
5) VB Script Operators
6) Input/Output Operations
8) Conditional Statements
9) General Examples
10)Loop Through Code
13)VBScript syntax rules and guidelines
15)File System Operations
When a VBScript is inserted into a HTML document, the Internet browser will read
the HTML and interpret the VBScript. The VBScript can be executed immediately, or
at a later event.
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition brings active scripting to a wide variety of
environments, including Web client scripting in Microsoft Internet Explorer and Web
server scripting in Microsoft Internet Information Service.
That is, when a script arrives at your computer, WSH plays the part of the host \u2014 it
makes objects and services available for the script and provides a set of guidelines
within which the script is executed. Among other things, Windows Script Host
manages security and invokes the appropriate script engine
A Windows script is a text file. We can create a script with any text editor as long as
we save our script with a WSH-compatible script extension (.js, vbs, or .wsf).
The most commonly available text editor is already installed on our computer \u2014
Notepad. We can also use your favorite HTML editor, VbsEdit, Microsoft Visual C++,
or Visual InterDev.
2.Write your script. For example purposes, type Msgbox "Hello VB Script"
3.Save this text file with a .vbs extension (instead of the default .txt extension). For
4.Navigate to the file you just saved, and double-click it.
5.Windows Script Host invokes the VB Script engine and runs your script. In the
Scripts are often embedded in Web pages, either in an HTML page (on the client
side) or in an ASP page (on the server side).
In the case of a script embedded in an HTML page, the engine component that
interprets and runs the script code is loaded by the Web browser, such as Internet
A stand-alone script written in JScript has the .js extension; a stand-alone script
written in VBScript has the .vbs extension. These extensions are registered with
Windows. When we run one of these types of files, Windows starts Windows Script
Host, which invokes the associated script engine to interpret and run the file.
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