Windows Scripting Secrets

Windows Scripting Secrets

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Windows(R) Scripting Secrets(R) Powerful Secrets That Will Make You a Scripting Pro Windows scripting can automate almost any system task, enhance system and software functionality, and streamline network administration - if you know what you're doing. Offering the most comprehensive Windows scripting coverage anywhere plus hundreds of ready-to-run scripting solutions on CD-ROM, this unique guide reveals the little-known scripting secrets that will take your productivity to a new level. Unleash the Power of Windows ScriptingGive yourself a WSH and VBScript kick start"Kidnap" and create useful COM objectsLearn about events, type libraries, and secret Windows API commandsGet backdoor access to the file systemTake control of links, software, and windowsTweak the Registry and monitor your system statusEnhance your Visual Basic Apps with Internet, FTP, TWAIN access, file system, and shell dialogsLeverage the power of Kodak Imaging with scriptsMake multimedia devices work the way you doControl running software and access databasesAdminister a Windows network with ADSI scriptsHundreds of scripts, projects, and utilities on CD-ROM450+ ready-to-run Windows scriptsMore than 40 complete software projects from the bookMicrosoft Windows Script Technologies Trial, including valuable scripting utilities and documentationPlus a fully searchable electronic version of the bookshow more

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  • Paperback | 792 pages
  • 188 x 233.9 x 49mm | 1,288.21g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764546848
  • 9780764546846

Table of contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. PART I: Scripting Kickstart. Chapter 1: Script Development with Ease. Chapter 2: VBScript Guerilla Session. Chapter 3: Kidnapping Objects. Chapter 4: Developing Your Own Script Components. Chapter 5: Using Internet Explorer as the Output Window. Chapter 6: Using System Dialog Boxes. PART II: Conquering the File System. Chapter 7: Accessing the File System. Chapter 8: Advanced File System Tricks. Chapter 9: Mastering Links. PART III: Starting and Controlling Other Software. Chapter 10: Launching Any Program By Script. Chapter 11: Controlling Running Software. Chapter 12: Gaining Full Control Over Any Window. Chapter 13: Starting Scripts Automatically. PART IV: Accessing the Operating System. Chapter 14: Getting Access to the Registry. Chapter 15: Registry Tweaks. Chapter 16: Getting System Information. Chapter 17: Working with Events. Chapter 18: Developing Unix-like Commands. PART V: Accessing Hidden Components. Chapter 19: Using the WebBrowser Control. Chapter 20: Internet and Communications. Chapter 21: Fax, Printer, Scanner, and Graphics. Chapter 22: Fun, Tricks, and Multimedia. Chapter 23: Using Databases. Chapter 24: Managing Windows NT/2000 Server. Appendix A: When Bad Things Happen. Appendix B: About the CD-Rom. Index. End-User License Agreement. CD-Rom Installation Instructions.show more

About Tobias Weltner

About the Author Tobias Weltner is an IT professional who has written more than 20 computer books in his native Germany, including a recent guide to Windows Scripting Host. A frequent contributor to Germany's top PC magazines, he is currently a consultant to Microsoft on Windows 2000 deployment.show more

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