ECMAScript : Not-To-War Document
should not be because there is a lot to do and fix. For example, whenever
to add 30% more time to resolve inconsistencies between browser implementations.
Strange, but code like if (NS6plus
|| MZx)doItThisWay(); elseif (IE4 || IE5 && !IE6)doItAnotherWay()...is
for both Microsoft and Netscape browsers because that is where most of
the incompatible action takes place. Also of great help are books like
command in/compatibility with all the major browser editions along with
Microsoft's variant, JScript, has been updated to be a full .NET enabled programming language. In this context JScript gains the benefit of dynamically compiled execution which can be important for large-scale applications. Also given that VB.NET has moved so close to C# in design and complexity, Microsoft needs a simple, easy to use yet OO-capable language to fill in the complexity gap in its .NET language offerings. And JScript has not just client-side but also server-side capabilities. Finally, JScript is the model for Microsoft's WSH - Windows Scripting Host batch control language.
macros in its GoLive web
ActionScript in its LiveMotion animation tool. And since freely
adopted by nearly a dozen independent software vendors.
along with minor enhamvement like getters/setters, const keyword,
and number formatting. Netscape's Waldemar Horwat