• a trade name for set of programming commands that can be included within a normal webpage written using HTML commands. When the web browser loads the webpage, it runs the JavaScript commands, normally used to create special effects to a webpage.


  • A script language which is based in part on Java, and which is embedded into HTML documents. JavaScript is easier to use, but less powerful than Java. It is used, for instance, to modify and improve the interactive content of a Web page.