Introduction to VBScript

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Description:
Students will learn to use or create VBScript variables, arithmetic and logical operators, built-in and custom functions, and conditional statements and loops, as well as understand variant sub-types.
Prerequisites:
A working knowledge of advanced-level HTML. Programming experience is helpful, but not required.
VBScript & the Web:
VBScript popularity<BR>VBScript defined<BR>Platform or host dependance<BR>Scripting languages<BR>
VBScript Basics:
Embedding VBScript in HTML<BR>VBScript to display information<BR>Hiding VBScript from older browsers<BR>Code documentation & formatting<BR>
Variables, Subtypes & Constants:
Variable defined<BR>Declaring variables<BR>Naming variables<BR>Variants & subtypes<BR>Assigning values to variables<BR>Determining variant subtype<BR>Data subtype conversion<BR>Numeric & literal constants<BR>
Arrays:
Groups of similar variables<BR>One-dimensional arrays<BR>Multi-dimensional arrays<BR>
VBScript Operators:
VBScript operators<BR>Arithmetic operator precedence<BR>Comparsion operators<BR>Logic operators<BR>String concatenation<BR>
Program Control & Structure:
Control statements<BR>Four control structures<BR>Using loops<BR>Topic title<BR>
Strings & Numbers:
Strings<BR>Formatting numbers<BR>
Message & Input Boxes:
Messge box<BR>Input boxes<BR>
Dates & Times:
Dates & times<BR>Splitting up dates & times<BR>Page updates<BR>
The Document Object Model:
What does VBScript manipulate?<BR>History & background of the DOM<BR>Properties, methods, events & collections<BR>Internet Explorer 5.x DOM<BR>
Event Handlers:
Top-down vs. event-driven programming<BR>Mouse events<BR>Keyboard events<BR>Validation & error handling<BR>