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What is JavaScript?

Last Updated: Mar 31, 2016 12:07PM AEST

What is JavaScript and why do I need it?

JavaScript is a programming language used to make web pages interactive, Javascript is required by all Jacaranda sites.

Are JavaScript and Java the Same?

No, they are two completely different computer languages, only their names are similar, Java is not required to access any Jacaranda sites.

What Do I Need to Run JavaScript?

JavaScript support is included and switched on by default in all major web browsers, including Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari. 

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