Creating ZIP archive from a Batch script

While writing a data collection script, I had a requirement to compress some files into a single archive. At first, it did not sound too challenging (Windows has integrated ZIP supported via Send To Compressed (zipped) folder since Windows XP), but it seems it is not so easy if you throw few extra requirements for this task:http://ragrani.ru

After reading some Microsoft documentation, many online forums and trying many differing things, I finally came up with the solution. Continue reading