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Batch File Tutorial
By Rahul Kumar Jha | Nov 17, 2014 | In Tutorials | Update: Nov 18, 2014 | Total Views [ 4488 ]
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This tutorial will explain about batch files, how to create and use it in daily job.


Batch file in simple, is a notepad text file which execute set of commands one by one in an order. This file is also known as bat file because of it's extension (.bat). A batch file can be useful in many ways in our daily job making tasks much easier and faster without any hurdle. In this tutorial I will discuss several tips, how and why for batch files. Before going further let's quickly discuss use of a batch (.bat) file in short for better picture.

A batch file (bat file) has .bat extension.

Bath file (.bat) uses in daily job

A batch file can be used for many purposes like:

  • Run multi command at a time one by one on single click
  • Can be linked to short cut icons
  • To start utilities programs on demand
  • Copying files over network without panic
  • To build more than one solutions at a time
  • Generating database from sql script

There are so many other ways where we can use batch files to work on. That we will see in later sections. First let's see how to create a simple batch file. In next section I will show how to create a batch file with a short example. Click here to go next.

How to Create a batch file >>

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Rahul Kumar Jha
Rahul Kumar Jha
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Has working experience in different phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) in CMS, Gaming, Health Care and Financial Services domain using Agile pattern. Working experience in Design patterns, ASP.NET, MVC, ANGULAR, ANGULAR JS, Windows application, WCF, ADO.NET, SQL Server and Test Driven Development (TDD) environment with JQuery, JavaScript, N-Unit, Entity Frameworks, LINQ, Code Refactoring and Business Objects Models.

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