Where to Find More Information


There are many excellent resources on the web that can provide you with more information about your language of choice. Here are some of our top picks...


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Windows Scripting Host (WSH)

  • MSDN's official WSH site: msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/9bbdkx3k%28VS.85%29.aspx

  • DevGuru: www.devguru.com/Technologies/wsh/quickref/wsh_intro.html

  • JScript examples and information about using the Windows Script Host, scripting Active Server Pages, Microsoft Office applications, etc. (Winscripter): freenet-homepage.de/gborn/WSHBazaar/WSHBazaar.htm

  • Provides a monthly newsletter, Windows Scripting Solutions: www.windowsitpro.com/WindowsScripting/


  • MSDN's official VBS site: msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/t0aew7h6%28VS.85%29.aspx

  • DevGuru: www.devguru.com/Technologies/vbscript/quickref/vbscript_intro.html

  • Scripting tips and VBScript examples: www.ericphelps.com/scripting/


  • MSDN's official JS site: msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hbxc2t98%28VS.85%29.aspx

  • DevGuru: www.devguru.com/Technologies/ecmascript/quickref/javascript_intro.html


  • Comprehensive Perl Archive Network, a huge warehouse of source libraries and modules (not specific to ActivePerl): cpan.org/

  • Official source for ActivePerl: aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Perl

  • Perl Mongers (not specific to ActivePerl): www.perl.org/

  • O'Reilly's Perl.com (not specific to ActivePerl): www.perl.com/


  • Official Python Language Website (not specific to Python ActiveX Scripting): www.python.org/

  • Introduction to Python (often used as textbook for high school programming classes): www.ibiblio.org/obp/thinkCSpy/

  • For intermediate Python developers: www.mindview.net/Books/TIPython

  • By programmers for programmers: diveintopython.org/