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Hey, Scripting Guy! Event 9 *Solutions* from Expert Commentators (Beginner and Advanced; the javelin throw)

  (Note: These solutions were written for Event 9.) Beginner Event 9: The javelin throwFor the javelin throw event, you will soar as you write a time logger. Guest commentator: Salvador Manaois III  Salvador Manaois III is a senior systems engineer at Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. He currently holds the MCITP ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! Event 8 *Solutions* from Expert Commentators (Beginner and Advanced; the pole vault)

  (Note: These solutions were written for Event 8.) Beginner Event 8: The pole vaultIn the pole vault event, you will raise the bar as you run down the folder that is consuming the most disk space on your computer. Guest commentator: Michael Frommhold Michael is a premier field engineer at Microsoft Germany.VBScript ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! Event 7 *Solutions* from Expert Commentators (Beginner and Advanced; the discus throw)

  (Note: These solutions were written for Event 7.) Beginner Event 7: The discus throwIn the discus throw event, you will be asked to go farther than ever before. To meet this challenge, you must track your progress by writing the information to a log file. You will also be required to read from that log file to determine ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! Event 6 *Solutions* from Expert Commentators (Beginner and Advanced; the 110-meter hurdles)

  (Note: These solutions were written for Event 6.) Beginner Event 6: The 110-meters hurdlesIn the 110-meter hurdles, you have to overcome a number hurdles as you attempt to make your script run. Debugging skills are useful for this event.  Guest commentator: Uros CalakovicUros Calakovic is a system and database ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! Event 5 *Solutions* from Expert Commentators (Beginner and Advanced; the 400-meter race)

  (Note: These solutions were written for Event 5.)  Beginner Event 5: The 400-meter raceThe 400-meter race is a common track event. You will therefore be asked to perform the very common task of reading from the registry and writing to the registry.   Guest commentator: Mark SchillMark Schill is a Systems ...

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