Rhino documentation

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Information on Rhino for script writers and embedders.

General

Overview An overview of the JavaScript language and of Rhino.

Requirements and Limitations What you must have to run Rhino; what Rhino cannot do.

Change log Recent Rhino Changes

Optimization Details on the various optimization levels.

FAQ Answers to frequently asked questions about Rhino.

Rhino history History of the beast.

Writing Scripts

Scripting Java How to use Rhino to script Java classes.

Scripting Java How to use Rhino to script Java classes (an older treatment).

Performance Hints Some tips on writing faster JavaScript code.

JavaScript Tools

Rhino Shell Interactive or batch execution of scripts.

JavaScript Debugger Debugging scripts running in Rhino.

JavaScript Compiler Compiling scripts into Java class files.

Testing Running the JavaScript test suite.

Embedding Rhino

Embedding tutorial A short tutorial on how to embed Rhino into your application.

API javadoc Reference An annotated outline of the programming interface to Rhino (tip only).

Scopes and Contexts Describes how to use scopes and contexts for the best performance and flexibility, with an eye toward multithreaded environments.

Serialization How to serialize JavaScript objects and functions in Rhino.

Runtime A brief description of the JavaScript runtime.

Small Footprint Hints for those interested in small-footprint embeddings.

Examples A set of examples showing how to control the JavaScript engine and build JavaScript host objects.

Using Rhino with Bean Scripting Framework (BSF) How to use Rhino with apps that support BSF (Bean Scripting Framework) from the Apache Jakarta project.

External references

Scripting Languages for Java An article comparing and contrasting Rhino and Jython.


Norrisboyd 10:29, 5 June 2007 (PDT)

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<p>Information on Rhino for script writers and embedders. 
</p>
<h2 name="General">General</h2>
<p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/overview.html">Overview</a>
An overview of the JavaScript language and of Rhino.
</p><p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/limits.html">Requirements and Limitations</a>
What you must have to run Rhino; what Rhino cannot do.
</p><p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/changes.html">Change log</a>
Recent Rhino Changes
</p><p><a href="en/Rhino_Optimization">Optimization</a>
Details on the various optimization levels.
</p><p><a href="en/Rhino_FAQ">FAQ</a>
Answers to frequently asked questions about Rhino.
</p><p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/history.html">Rhino history</a>
History of the beast.
</p>
<h2 name="Writing_Scripts">Writing Scripts</h2>
<p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/ScriptingJava.html">Scripting Java</a>
How to use Rhino to script Java classes.
</p><p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/scriptjava.html">Scripting Java</a>
How to use Rhino to script Java classes (an older treatment).
</p><p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/perf.html">Performance Hints</a>
Some tips on writing faster JavaScript code.
</p>
<h2 name="JavaScript_Tools">JavaScript Tools</h2>
<p><a href="en/Rhino_Shell">Rhino Shell</a>
Interactive or batch execution of scripts.
</p><p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/debugger.html">JavaScript Debugger</a>
Debugging scripts running in Rhino.
</p><p><a href="en/Rhino_JavaScript_Compiler">JavaScript Compiler</a>
Compiling scripts into Java class files.
</p><p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/../js/tests/library.html">Testing</a>
Running the JavaScript test suite.
</p>
<h2 name="Embedding_Rhino">Embedding Rhino</h2>
<p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/tutorial.html">Embedding tutorial</a>
A short tutorial on how to embed Rhino into your application.
</p><p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/apidocs/">API javadoc Reference</a>
An annotated outline of the programming interface to Rhino
(tip only).
</p><p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/scopes.html">Scopes and Contexts</a>
Describes how to use scopes and contexts for the best performance
and flexibility, with an eye toward multithreaded environments.
</p><p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/serialization.html">Serialization</a>
How to serialize JavaScript objects and functions in Rhino.
</p><p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/runtime.html">Runtime</a>
A brief description of the JavaScript runtime.
</p><p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/footprint.html">Small Footprint</a>
Hints for those interested in small-footprint embeddings.
</p><p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/examples.html">Examples</a>
A set of examples showing how to control the JavaScript engine and
build JavaScript host objects.
</p><p><a class="external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/bsf.html">Using Rhino with Bean Scripting Framework (BSF)</a>
How to use Rhino with apps that support
BSF (Bean Scripting Framework) from the Apache Jakarta project.
</p>
<h2 name="External_references">External references</h2>
<p><a class="external" href="http://www.ociweb.com/jnb/archive/jnbMar2001.html">Scripting Languages for Java</a>
An article comparing and contrasting Rhino and Jython.
</p>
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