REVIEW - Learning VBScript

Title:

Learning VBScript

Author:

Paul Lomax

ISBN:

1565922476

Publisher:

O'Reilly (1997)

Pages:

598pp

Reviewer:

Brian Bramer

Reviewed:

June 1998

Rating:

2 out of 5

VBScript, a subset of Microsoft's Visual Basic language, is a scripting language that is embedded in HTML documents to create interactive and dynamic web pages. It is built into Microsoft's MS Internet Explorer browsers and plug-ins are available for other browsers such as Netscape Communicator.

The approach taken in this book is along the lines of a traditional programming book (in contrast to the design based approach used by 'Designing with JavaScript' above). For example, after a couple of introductory chapters setting VBScript amongst the various technologies Chapters 3 and 4 cover language basics (the


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