TITLE

JScript

PUB. DATE
April 2016
SOURCE
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;Apr2016, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Microsoft's implementation of JavaScript. It is similar to JavaScript, but has extensions specifically for the Windows environment. Internet Explorer natively supports JScript and VBScript, and both scripting languages have their strengths and weaknesses for Web page programming. JScript is also used in Active Server Pages (ASPs). See ASP, JavaScript and VBScript.
ACCESSION #
114224509

 

Related Articles

  • ECMAScript.  // Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;10/1/2011, p1 

    A scripting language that combines Netscape's JavaScript and Microsoft's Jscript with server-side extensions from Borland. Originally known as ECMA-262. See Dynamic HTML.

  • Microsoft adds ECMAScript support to JScript.  // PC Week;07/07/97, Vol. 14 Issue 29, p30 

    Reports on the new features found in Microsoft Corp.'s upgrade JScript 3.0 scripting language. The support of ECMAScript; Its relationship to JavaScript 1.1.

  • Price of performance. Yager, Tom // InfoWorld;11/11/2002, Vol. 24 Issue 45, p32 

    Discusses the evolution of several computer program languages. Use of Extensible Markup Language to create data files; Rise of Java and Visual Basic in the 1990s; Description of Microsoft's Active Server Pages and the JScript Language.

  • JScript has wider web uses than Microsoft platforms. Langley, Nick // Computer Weekly;10/30/2007, p36 

    The article presents questions and answers related to Microsoft Corp.'s JScript, which is the implementation of the ECMAScript language specification program, including where it originated, why it is special, and where it runs.

  • JScript.  // Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;2015, p1 

    Microsoft's implementation of JavaScript. It is similar to JavaScript, but has extensions specifically for the Windows environment. Internet Explorer natively supports JScript and VBScript, and both scripting languages have their strengths and weaknesses

  • ECMAScript.  // Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;2015, p1 

    A scripting language that combines Netscape's JavaScript and Microsoft's Jscript with server-side extensions from Borland. Originally known as ECMA-262. See Dynamic HTML.

  • Flaw found in Internet Explorer. Doyle, Eric // Computer Weekly;1/17/2002, p24 

    Examines the flaws of Internet Explorer browser by Microsoft. Possibility of attacker on spoofing legitimate Web sites; Effect of the flaw on JScript document.open function of Internet Explorers; Failure of Microsoft on abiding with the same-origin policy.

  • Rise of Ajax drives demand for Javascript developers. Langley, Nick // Computer Weekly;10/23/2007, p52 

    The article offers information on Javascript, a scripting language used for web development. The syntax of Javascript is similar to Java and to Java's precursor C++. Javascript is a superset of the Ecmascript language, a standard maintained by the European Computer Manufacturers Association...

  • Geek to geek. Hess, Robert // Inter@ctive Week;05/01/97 - special issue, Vol. 4 Issue 13, p78 

    Answers reader-sent questions related to computer software. Sizing of a floating frame dynamically based on the size of the browser window on the client machine; Use of returned method arguments from ActiveX controls in VBScript or JScript; Server element that tells browsers not to cache certain...

  • JScript.  // Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;10/1/2011, p1 

    Microsoft's implementation of JavaScript. It is similar to JavaScript, but has extensions specifically for the Windows environment. Internet Explorer natively supports JScript and VBScript, and both scripting languages have their strengths and weaknesses for Web page programming. See JavaScript...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics