Chapter 5. Functions, Objects, Variables, and More
IN THIS CHAPTER
Scripting is, of course, a form of computer programming, and computer programming is all about telling a computer what to do. Before you can start ordering the computer around, though, you need to learn to speak a language that it understands. VBScript is one such language, and in this chapter, I’ll introduce you to the VBScript syntax, or language.
Almost all computer programming languages, including VBScript, have a few things in common:
- They have built-in commands that tell the computer to perform certain tasks or calculate certain kinds of information.
- They have a means for tracking ...