<language> (Formerly "LiveScript") Netscape
's simple, cross-platform
, World-Wide Web scripting language
, only very vaguely related to Java
(which is a Sun
, and currently runs in only three environments - as a server
-side scripting language, as an embedded language in server-parsed HTML
, and as an embedded language run in web browsers where it is the most important part of DHTML
and is tightly integrated with the browser Document Object Model
It is useful for implementing enhanced forms
, simple web database
front-ends, and navigation enhancements.
and, for a time, only their products supported it.
now supports a work-alike called JScript.
, as it is purely interpreted (Java
runs "10x" slower than C code). Netscape
from monopolising web software as they have desktop software.
have co-operated to enable Java
See also VBScript