Posts tagged vbscript

Wallpaper changer for Windows XP

The Mrs wanted a wallpaper changer, but the Powertoys one doesn’t work because she’s using a limited account and it tries to create the bmp file in a restricted directory.  So I made her one.  Don’t ask me how it works, it makes my head hurt to just look at its ugliness.  My VB is [...]

Add Google Calendar event with VBScript

With the help of Mr Marco Cioffi, I finally added a Google Calendar event with VBScript.  He posted a great example script (one that I’ve been searching for over the last several days), but his site is in “Maintenance Mode” so I had to access the cached version. This example uses the “MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP” object, which [...]

CreateObject or new ActiveXObject

It’s been awhile.  I forgot that the following in VBScript set objTest = CreateObject(“MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP”) is equivalent to the following in JScript var objTest = new ActiveXObject(‘MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP’); But my question: Why doesn’t the “MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP” object work in JScript? UPDATE (Feb 09, 2010): I just read the instructions (duh!) and it worked.  I forgot to consider case-sensitive [...]