It is faster,quicker and easier to code in as compared to compiled and structured languages as C++ and C.It can take a bit longer than compiled languages, indeed they are very specific and distinct for shorter programs. It is used to create the webpages pinpoint and impart an online programs incorporating video games.It’s code can be imbedded in HTML Pages and can be construe by the Web browser (or customers).Now the Netscape and Microsoft browsers clearly supports Javascipt, but occasionally in slightly different procedures.It has benefited as it can run at the server of the Microsoft’s Active Server Page earlier than the page is sent to the requestors.
i.It can be used effectively to generate special effect like role-over for the graphic images.
iii.It can automatically alter a formatted date on a webpage.
iv.It generates a link to page for showing into a popup window.
v.It has come out in web industry like a resonance and there are no any web technologies that are not using Java Script if we watch to current web scenario.
Static versions of Java Script
|Version||Release date||Equivalent to||Netscape
|1.3||October 1998||ECMA-262 1st + 2nd edition||4.06-4.7x||4.0||5|
|1.5||November 2000||ECMA-262 3rd edition||6.0||1.0||5.5 (JScript 5.5),
6 (JScript 5.6),
7 (JScript 5.7),
8 (JScript 5.8)
|1.6||November 2005||1.5 + array extras + array and string generics + E4X||1.5|
|1.7||October 2006||1.6 + Pythonic generators + iterators + let||2.0||28.0.1500.95|
|1.8||June 2008||1.7 + generator expressions + expression closures||3.0||11.50|
|1.8.1||1.8 + native JSON support + minor updates||3.5|
|1.8.2||June 22, 2009||1.8.1 + minor updates||3.6|
|1.8.5||July 27, 2010||1.8.2 + new features for ECMA-262 5th edition compliance||4.0|