JavaScript

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A loosely typed, object-oriented language formally and officially known as ECMAScript. JavaScript is often found embedded in webpages to enhance functionality. The majority of web browsers support JavaScript, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Konqueror, Links and Opera.

NJS JavaScript is an implementation of JavaScript, independent from web browser.

Note that JavaScript is not Java, although the two may communicate with each other via a protocol known as LiveConnect. Java was developed by Sun Microsystems. JavaScript was developed by Netscape.

External links

ECMAScript Language Specification

Proposal for Javascript 2.0

Reference for JavaScript 1.5

Reference for JavaScript 1.4

Reference for JavaScript 1.3

Useful JavaScript Collection

Free JavaScript tutorials, reference, code, and help

W3Schools.com JavaScript Tutorials

Tips & Tricks - "... studying and defeating browser incompatibilities. ..."

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