I agree, I use VBS (Visual Basic Script) for most automation, including logon scripting. If you have even one Windows PC, it is worth it.
Asst. Head of IT Services
Charlotte United Christian Academy
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From: Becky Yoose<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Sent: ý3/ý26/ý2014 7:49 AM
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Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] CFP: A Librarian's Introduction to Programming Languages
> I don't believe that Basic has much of a presence in library development
> outside of Microsoft application scripting. Of course, there are likely
> quite a few 10 year old VB apps out there.
Considering that OCLC Macro Language is very similar to VB, as well as many
Windows OS based automation languages, a intro to VB would be very welcome
for those of us of a Technical Services persuasion.
Every programmer their language; every language their programmer.