The following section provides information about JScript and Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript), which are scripting languages that can be used in Windows-based applications. This section also points to documentation about a group of supporting technologies that make it easier for users to script Windows-based applications.
Describes the Microsoft implementation of the ECMAScript 3rd Edition language specification. JScript 5.8 is used for Web-client scripting in Internet Explorer 8 and for scripting in Windows Script Host.
Describes Visual Basic Scripting Edition, which brings active scripting to a wide variety of environments. These include Web-client scripting in Internet Explorer, Web-server scripting in Internet Information Services (IIS), and Windows scripting in Windows Script Host.