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kk01
01-23-2008, 02:17 PM
I was wondering, what is the difference btwn javascript and jscript

matsp
01-23-2008, 02:25 PM
As a language, they are very similar. JavaScript is used for Web-site scripts, whilst JScript (according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JScript) is used as Windows Scripting language (to automate tasks in the current machine, rather than as part of producing a web-page).

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Mats

dwks
01-23-2008, 02:45 PM
I'm pretty sure that at least one of my HTML books said that

<script language="jscript">
and

<script language="javascript">
were the same thing, though perhaps that has changed, or I am, or the book was, mistaken.

Elysia
01-23-2008, 03:12 PM
Jscript is Microsoft's version of javascript. Don't use it (on the web) since it's not standard.

CornedBee
01-23-2008, 03:19 PM
ECMAScript is the standard language.
JavaScript is the typical name for it. JavaScript also evolves in smaller steps, and mostly under the lead of Mozilla.
JScript is Microsoft's implementation, which has lots and lots of differences.

kk01
01-24-2008, 05:59 AM
thank you very much...