A good online resource to learn Vbscript

Looking to learn VB script. I have very little experience and would like to know if there is a good online resource to help me build knowledge.

Thanks in advance.
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MSDN is always a good place to start. Both libraries and forums.
Also have a look at Microsoft e-learning courses.


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W3Schools is a very popular reference location. The best thing is the try-it-yourself app they got..

For lil bit in detail you can refer...
Rick JohnsonSystems AdministratorCommented:
I was once in your shoes, Grasshopper...I realize you were looking for a beginner website but I found this book to be EXTREMELY helpful in getting me started in VBScript...

Windows 2000 Scripting Bible, by William R. Stanek, ISBN 0-7645-4677-5

I started reading it and read it for pleasure pretty much cover to cover. It really helped to explain a lot to me, and I never looked back at batch files again (well, almost never looked back). I would also recommend learning PowerShell. I would love to find an equivalent quality book on PowerShell but so far, no luck.
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+1 on the Stanek book.  Don't let the name (2000) fool you, it's still every bit as valid a resource.  Do be careful though, I have found a few incorrect bits of code in there over the years.  But it's still an excellent resource, and is actually sitting on my desk right next to me here.

You might find this article useful:  http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/Programming/Languages/Visual_Basic/VB_Script/VBScript-for-Windows-System-Administrators-Part-1.html

MSDN is a great resource.  It's dry reading, to be sure, but VERY informative.

If you want an instructor-led course, try to find MS2433.  It was great, that's how I got started many moons ago.

The Microsoft Script Center is also great.  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/scriptcenter/default.aspx

And of course, Google.

One last suggestion - while you can technically write VBS in notepad, having an IDE is WAY easier.  Personally, I use PrimalScript, and I LOVE it.  Highlights reserved words, auto-complete for methods, etc.  It's great.  If you've ever used VisualStudio or something similar, this is like that, but for VBS instead of VB.

Rick JohnsonSystems AdministratorCommented:
and I used KOAN VBS editor at first, because it was free...now I use Adersoft VBS editor www.vbsedit.com and it works great for me. It's also extremely inexpensive at $59
dh061Author Commented:
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