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A re-introduction to JavaScript
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JavaScript is a small, lightweight, object-oriented, cross-platform scripting language. For a brief introduction, read About JavaScript.

For information about using JavaScript in browsers, please see DOM and DHTML topics. The Gecko DOM Reference describes the host objects available in Gecko-based browsers.

For information about embedding JavaScript engine in your application, see SpiderMonkey. and {{mediawiki.internal('Rhino', "en")}}, when that page gets created

Documentation

Core JavaScript Reference
This JavaScript reference includes complete documentation for JavaScript 1.5 and updates.
Core JavaScript Guide
Our primary guide about how to program with JavaScript.
New in JavaScript 1.6
Describes new features of JavaScript 1.6, a new version of JavaScript supported by Firefox 1.5 and other Mozilla 1.8-based applications.
New in JavaScript 1.7
Describes new features of JavaScript 1.7, a new version of JavaScript supported in Firefox 2.
New in JavaScript 1.8
Describes new features of JavaScript 1.8, the latest version, supported in Firefox 3.
Migrate apps from Internet Explorer to Mozilla
Doron Rosenberg tells you how to make sure your web applications work in both IE and Mozilla.
JavaScript Language Resources
A description of the JavaScript language standards.
JScript Deviations from ES3 (PDF)
Describes differences between the ECMAScript ed. 3 standard and its Microsoft implementation (JScript). Also includes information on other browsers (Opera, Firefox, and Safari).

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Community

  • View Mozilla forums...

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Featured tools

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Related Topics

AJAX, DOM, DHTML, E4X, SpiderMonkey, Canvas

Categories

Interwiki Language Links


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<div class="callout-box"><b><a href="en/A_re-introduction_to_JavaScript">A re-introduction to JavaScript</a></b><br>
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<div><b>JavaScript</b> is a small, lightweight, object-oriented, cross-platform scripting language.  For a brief introduction, read <a href="en/About_JavaScript">About JavaScript</a>.
<p>For information about using JavaScript in browsers, please see <a href="en/DOM">DOM</a> and <a href="en/DHTML">DHTML</a> topics. The <a href="en/Gecko_DOM_Reference">Gecko DOM Reference</a> describes the host objects available in <a href="en/Gecko">Gecko</a>-based browsers.
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For information about embedding JavaScript engine in your application, see <a href="en/SpiderMonkey">SpiderMonkey</a>. <span class="comment">and {{mediawiki.internal('Rhino', "en")}}, when that page gets created</span></div>
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<h4 name="Documentation"> <a href="Special:Tags?tag=JavaScript&amp;language=en">Documentation</a> </h4>
<dl><dt> <a href="en/Core_JavaScript_1.5_Reference">Core JavaScript Reference</a>
</dt><dd> <small>This JavaScript reference includes complete documentation for JavaScript 1.5 and updates.</small>
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<dl><dt> <a href="en/Core_JavaScript_1.5_Guide">Core JavaScript Guide</a>
</dt><dd> <small>Our primary guide about how to program with JavaScript.</small>
</dd></dl>
<dl><dt> <a href="en/New_in_JavaScript_1.6">New in JavaScript 1.6</a>
</dt><dd> <small>Describes new features of JavaScript 1.6, a new version of JavaScript supported by Firefox 1.5 and other Mozilla 1.8-based applications.</small>
</dd></dl>
<dl><dt> <a href="en/New_in_JavaScript_1.7">New in JavaScript 1.7</a>
</dt><dd> <small>Describes new features of JavaScript 1.7, a new version of JavaScript supported in Firefox 2.</small>
</dd></dl>
<dl><dt> <a href="en/New_in_JavaScript_1.8">New in JavaScript 1.8</a>
</dt><dd> <small>Describes new features of JavaScript 1.8, the latest version, supported in Firefox 3.</small>
</dd></dl>
<dl><dt> <a href="en/Migrate_apps_from_Internet_Explorer_to_Mozilla">Migrate apps from Internet Explorer to Mozilla</a>
</dt><dd> <small>Doron Rosenberg tells you how to make sure your web applications work in both IE and Mozilla.</small>
</dd></dl>
<dl><dt> <a href="en/JavaScript_Language_Resources">JavaScript Language Resources</a>
</dt><dd> <small>A description of the JavaScript language standards.</small>
</dd></dl>
<dl><dt> <a class="external" href="http://wiki.ecmascript.org/lib/exe/fetch.php?id=resources%3Aresources&amp;cache=cache&amp;media=resources:jscriptdeviationsfromes3.pdf">JScript Deviations from ES3</a> (PDF)
</dt><dd> <small>Describes differences between the ECMAScript ed. 3 standard and its Microsoft implementation (JScript). Also includes information on other browsers (Opera, Firefox, and Safari).</small>
</dd></dl>
<p><span class="alllinks"><a href="Special:Tags?tag=JavaScript&amp;language=en">View All...</a></span>
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<h4 name="Community"> Community </h4>
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<ul><li> <a class="external" href="irc://irc.mozilla.org/js">#js on irc.mozilla.org</a>
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<h4 name="Featured_tools"> Featured tools </h4>
<ul><li> <a class="external" href="http://www.getfirebug.com/">Firebug</a> - JavaScript debugging and profiling
</li><li> <a href="en/Venkman">Venkman</a> - JavaScript debugger
</li><li> <a href="en/JavaScript_Shells">JavaScript Shells</a> - test snippets of code
</li><li> <a class="external" href="http://www.jslint.com/lint.html">JSLint</a> - syntax checker
</li><li> <a class="external" href="http://jsdoc.sourceforge.net/">JSDoc</a> - generate documentation from code
</li><li> <a class="external" href="http://www.netbeans.org/kb/60/java/javascript-screencast.html">Netbeans</a> - IDE which includes sophisticated JavaScript support
</li><li> <a class="external" href="http://ted.mielczarek.org/code/mozilla/extensiondev/">Extension Developer's Extension</a> - Offers JS Environment and Shell (install manually in FF3)
</li><li> <a class="external" href="http://http://www.cnblogs.com/kaixin110/archive/2008/07/16/1244417.html">JavaScript Debug Recommended Tools</a>
</li><li> <a href="en/Other_JavaScript_tools">Other JavaScript tools</a>
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<h4 name="Related_Topics"> Related Topics </h4>
<dl><dd> <a href="en/AJAX">AJAX</a>, <a href="en/DOM">DOM</a>, <a href="en/DHTML">DHTML</a>, <a href="en/E4X">E4X</a>, <a href="en/SpiderMonkey">SpiderMonkey</a>, <a href="en/HTML/Canvas">Canvas</a>
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<p><span class="comment">Categories</span>
</p><p><span class="comment">Interwiki Language Links</span>
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