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Javascript for the World Wide Web: Visual Quickstart Guide, Fifth Edition by Tom Negrino, Dori Smith

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Appendix A. JavaScript Genealogy and Reference

JavaScript has been transformed over the past several years, since its introduction as part of Netscape Navigator 2.0. This appendix briefly discusses the different versions of JavaScript, and which browsers include which version.

You'll also find a JavaScript object flow-chart as well as a table listing most of the JavaScript software objects up to and including JavaScript version 1.5, along with their properties, methods, and event handlers.

JavaScript Versions

The scripting language that you think of as JavaScript has several different names (depending on whose product you have) and almost a dozen different versions. Besides JavaScript, there's also JScript and ECMAScript. Here's a guide to what version ...

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