Change is inevitable, except from vending machines – a quote from an unknown source but so true. With the release of the Visual J# 2.0 Redist-SE over, the time has come for me to change and look for bigger and brighter challenges. I recently moved to the JScript team at Microsoft IDC. So yes, that would mean going ahead you would read quite a bit on the same at my blogs. Here is a short summary of a few definitions:
What is JScript?
JScript is Microsoft’s implementation of the ECMAScript scripting language. JScript is implemented as a Windows Script engine, which means it can be “plugged in” to any application that supports Windows Script, such as Internet Explorer, Active Server Pages, and Windows Script Host. JScript was first supported in Internet Explorer browser 3.0 and typical file extension of JScript source code files is .js.
Got you, but then what is ECMAScript?
ECMAScript is a scripting programming language, standardized by Ecma International in the ECMA-262 specification. There are three editions of ECMA-262 published, and the work on the fourth edition is in progress.
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