Rob van der Woude's Scripting Pages
On this site you will find all kinds of (administrative) scripting related information:
* several scripting languages: batch files, JScript, KiXtart, Perl, PowerShell, Rexx, VBScript ... even some C# code ...
* some language reference material
* regular expressions
* lots of sample scripts
* scripting techniques and best practices
* undocumented features, tricks and work-arounds
* links to more scripting info
* commands for unattended (silent) installations
* downloadable tools and utilities
* titles of relevant books on scripting
* and more...
Plus WMI, ADSI, WSH, books, scripting tools.