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Visual Basic Script (VBScript) is a component-based scripting language developed by Microsoft. It is a light version of Visual Basic with a fast interpreter for use on Microsoft platforms. VBScripts use the Component Object Model (COM) to access the features of the environment where they are running. VBScripts are executed in the host environment.
VBScript consists of procedures, control structures, constants, variables, date/time functions, etc. Procedures are the main construct of a VBScript, which allows codes to be divided into small modules. Control structures in VBScript use iterative and conditional do-loop construct, if-then-else statements, case statements, etc. Variables in VBScript have a variant type by default.