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What is the difference between jscript and javascript?

Discussion in 'Programming' started by kumkum01, Oct 12, 2011.

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  1. kumkum01

    kumkum01 New Member

    Hello......Kindly tell me.....Script supports that allow access to activeX and the local computer. These commands are intended for use on intranet sites.JScript should not be used on the internet....


  2. Click SSL

    Click SSL New Member


    I would like to suggest you to make little bit search in search engines before posting question in forums..

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  3. annaharris

    annaharris Banned

    JScript & JavaScript are both scripting languages that make easy development of web pages. JScript is similar to JavaScript with subtle difference in objects & functions exposed. JScript is supported & shipped by Microsoft & may be work best only on IE where as JavaScript was initiated by Netscape & can work across all browsers consistently.
  4. AimyThomas

    AimyThomas Banned

    The biggest difference now between JavaScript and JScript are all of the additional commands that JScript supports that allow access to ActiveX and the local computer. These commands are intended for use on intranet sites where you know the configuration of all of the computers and that they are all running Internet Explorer.
  5. shabbir

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

    What you have said is what is already written here - http://javascript.about.com/od/reference/a/jscript.htm
  6. bparker1084

    bparker1084 Banned

    JScript is the Microsoft implementation of JavaScript.
  7. aroraaisha

    aroraaisha New Member

    There is no difference. JScript and JavaScript are the exact same programming language. (Microsoft used the JScript name in the past to avoid trademark issues)
  8. arkasoftwares

    arkasoftwares New Member

    JavaScript is a scripting language developed by Netscape Communications designed for developing client and server Internet applications. Netscape Navigator is designed to interpret JavaScript embedded into Web pages. JavaScript is independent of Sun Microsystem's Java language.

    Microsoft JScript is an open implementation of Netscape's JavaScript. JScript is a high-performance scripting language designed to create active online content for the World Wide Web. JScript allows developers to link and automate a wide variety of objects in Web pages, including ActiveX controls and Java programs. Microsoft Internet Explorer is designed to interpret JScript embedded into Web pages.
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