If you've ever visited a fast-food restaurant or local store, you might have seen a picture of a smiling employee who has been awarded that establishment's "Employee of the Month" award. Scripting Pro VIP is shamelessly borrowing that concept and starting a "Best Post of the Month" award. Every month, we'll be spotlighting one person's post in Scripting Pro VIP's members-only forum. This person will not only get his or her picture posted on Scripting Pro VIP's Web site but also get a $25 gift certificate from Amazon.com. (The picture will be optional for those of you who are camera shy.) I'll announce the award winner each month in this newsletter.

If you'd like a chance to win the gift certificate but you're not sure what to post in the members-only forum, here are some ideas:

  • You can post a tip that you think would be helpful to fellow scripters. For example, forum user Orin posted a tip on resources that can help you learn about regular expressions.
  • You can respond to another member's post. For example, you might respond to one of the two posts highlighted in the "Two Fellow Scripters Need Your Help" section in this newsletter.
  • You can post a note about the types of articles you'd like to see in Scripting Pro VIP in the Input Inbox forum. For example, you might post a note that says you'd like to see an article that compares the various features of the free scripting editors that are available.

If you haven't already done so, you can set up your forum profile at http://community.scriptingprovip.com/forums. Start posting today—and maybe I'll be announcing you as the April award winner in the May 2 edition of Scripting Pro VIP Update.