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Which ebook/book pdf could I buy (or read for free if possible) to learn advanced VBS (or VBA if there is not VBS ebooks/books)

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What is it you want to do with VBS? If it's primarily system administration then I would suggest the popular "Advanced VBScript for Microsoft Windows Administrators" by Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks, 2 well-known authors in the fields of Windows administration and automation. (See https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/583614.Advanced_VBScript_for_Microsoft_Windows_Administrators for more details.)

It's an old book from 2006 (... but so's VBS) so you should be able to find it cheaply. I got my own copy from a 'book barn' that advertised online.

Note that Microsoft now focuses on PowerShell for preferred system administration (particularly remote devices) and that development of VBS ended years ago. As a result VBS is stuck in time whilst PowerShell continues to have additional capability added.

Hope this helps...

RE: Suggest books

Thanks a lot.

I will check it.

Actually I use VBS/VBA in AutoCAD MEP, and not sure if there exist any VBS book for this task(related to AutoCAD and Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing design).

... I am interested mainly in Arrays, anything like combine 1D, 2D, 3D arrays, with those arrays do basic and complex operations, calcs, etc.

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Didn't know AutoCAD included VBScript (which, whilst syntactically close to VBA, is a separate language with it's own quirks)

> I am interested mainly in Arrays

There’s a reasonably comprehensive overview of the basics of VBA arrays here

RE: Suggest books

I first learned something about VBScript from this book https://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-Windows-Script-De...
It's now very old (from 2000) and you can look at it here in the archive https://web.archive.org/web/20201101064949/http://... or you can find it on the web in electronic format as CHM or PDF file. More advanced topics not covered in the book I only learned by searching on the web, reading discussions and trying things out.

Programming in VBA e.g. in Excel is still relevant and books on this topic are still available.

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Thanks a lot to everyone

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