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Chapter 10. Deploying Scripts for Comput... > Using Scripts in the Real World

Using Scripts in the Real World

The previous nine chapters covered the basics of Windows Script Host and the powerful data processing, management, and maintenance objects and functions it provides. If you've been experimenting with these tools along the way, you've probably already started using WSH to solve day-to-day problems.

It's one thing to write a quick-and-dirty script to address some immediate need—for instance, to fix a directory full of misnamed files. I find myself doing this all the time. For such one-time-use scripts, you don't have to worry about proper formatting, documentation, generality, reliability, portability, or any of the other hallmarks of good programming style.


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