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Chapter 36. Active Server Pages (ASP) an... > Understanding Active Server Techniqu...

Understanding Active Server Techniques and Components

Both VBScript and JavaScript are scripting language choices that have gained prominence within ASP. Although they share many capabilities, some differences exist. It is the differences that often determine the choice of a scripting language. You should note that it is not an all or none choice, you can mix scripting languages in the same application if needed. That is why all scripting is preceded with a <LANGUAGE> tag.

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JavaScript is supported by almost every browser, VBScript is only supported on Microsoft browsers. If cross-browser support is necessary, JavaScript is the natural choice.



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