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JordanDixon1

What's the difference between Java and Javascript? Are they made by different companies? I know that Javascript is made for the brower while Java is used for applications but I would like to know what the differences are. Syntax wise.

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mwilki7

JavaScript is what's most commonly used to provide functionality to web pages (unless you're a diehard CSS expert).
Java CAN be used for websites (see .jsp)

Being programming languages they naturally have a lot in common (classes, variables, functions, etc...) but are typically used for completely different things.

Whoever named JavaScript has some serious explaining to do.