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Guide to Scripting Language

jsdebugA scripting language is a type of programming language that is usually interpreted from the source code rather than compiled. Although there are many scripting languages that are used widely for various purposes like GUI scripting, application specific languages etc., scripting languages are most widely used for developing websites. JavaScript is one such scripting language that finds use in any kind of website development. ActionScript (Used in Adobe Flash) is an example of application specific script. Scripting Languages are usually relatively easier to master than other programming languages like C or C++.

Explore the following guide articles to know more about scripting languages and to learn how to extend an application or develop a website using a scripting language like JavaScript or ActionScript.

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