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VBScript & API?

VBScript & API?

VBScript & API?

Is VBScript capable of utilizing API calls?  I've tried the standard 'DECLARE' statement but it doesn't seem to work.  Anyone have any ideas?

RE: VBScript & API?

Others may be able to speak to this better, but I am under the understanding that VBScript can not access dll on your local machine for security reasons. (think what might be embedded into web sites if this were the case).

RE: VBScript & API?

I think that's true, but what VBScript can do is access any ActiveX/COM objects that are registered on the server.  It would seem that if you wanted to access the WinAPI, you'd have to write a COM DLL that contains an object that wraps calls to the WinAPI.

RE: VBScript & API?

It's in the variables. VBScript only knows untyped (variant) variables, while API calls must be given parameters of the correct type.

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