JavaScript Language Reference

JavaScript is a scripting language that can be embedded in web pages and other applications.

This documentation describes the Microsoft implementation of JavaScript, which is compliant with the ECMAScript Language Specification 5th Edition. It also provides additional features that are not included in the ECMA Standards.

You can use JavaScript code in browser applications together with HTML, CSS and the Document Object Model (DOM), which represents HTML and browser objects.

In This Section

The following sections provide more information about JavaScript.

What's New in JavaScript
Describes new features in JavaScript.

JavaScript Fundamentals
Provides an introduction to the basic structures in JavaScript.

Advanced JavaScript
Explains advanced JavaScript functionality, such as recursion, arrays, troubleshooting, and so on.

JavaScript Reference
Explains the elements of the JavaScript language .

See Also

Document Object Model