Calling JavaScript from VBScript

I've been working on a Classic ASP / VBScript website recently, so I have been brushing up against the limitations of VBScript again. Not hard limitations, like "you can't do that", just inconveniences like... no sort for you! Rather than dust off my old copy of a sort algorithm, I figured the easiest way, and the path to best performance, would be to just...

Keeping Classic ASP Alive

Initially released with Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) late last century, Classic ASP hasn't seen an update to its functionality since ASP 3.0 in 2000. Used on website and web applications typically written in VBScript, Classic ASP somehow seems to keep on going even in the face of competition from better, more modern website development platforms like ASP.NET, PHP, Java Servlets and JSP, Ruby on Rails, ... the list goes on. In many cases it can be harder to achieve something in ASP than in a more modern development platform.

First post

Yes, yet another programmer’s blog about programming. The intention is to provide somewhere for me to keep a record of some nifty tricks I’ve picked…