ECMAScript

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ECMAScript (/ˈɛkməskrɪpt/; ES)[1] is a standard for scripting languages, including JavaScript, JScript, and ActionScript. It is best known as a JavaScript standard intended to ensure the interoperability of web pages across different web browsers.[2] It is standardized by Ecma International in the document ECMA-262.

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ECMAScript (file format)
Crystal_source.svg
Filename extensions
.es
Internet media type
application/ecmascript
Developed bySun Microsystems,
Ecma International
Initial releaseJune 1997; 26 years ago (1997-06)
Latest release
Edition 14
June 2023; 7 months ago (2023-06)
Type of formatScripting language
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ECMAScript is commonly used for client-side scripting on the World Wide Web, and it is increasingly being used for server-side applications and services using runtime environments - Node.js,[3] deno[4] and bun.[5]

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