WMLScript Versus JavaScript

JavaScript is a rich, full-featured language that offers almost complete control over the entire user interface on a WWW browser. WMLScript is designed to operate within the context of portable, narrowband devices, and while WMLScript is a member of the same programming language family as JavaScript, you don't need to be a JavaScript guru to program WMLScript. For that matter, no JavaScript knowledge is required at all. However, a general knowledge of object-oriented programming will help you get started, since the methods and function calls available in WMLScript are object oriented.

A significant advantage of using WMLScript is its ability to bypass the need to make continuous calls to your content server or application ...

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