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Decision Support Systems Glossary

by D. J. Power

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Java
An object-oriented programming language developed by Sun Microsystems. A Java applet running on a web page provides more user interaction and dynamic information updating. Java is platform independent, and the official Java web site is http://java.sun.com/. The largest directory of Java applets and Java-related web sites is http://www.gamelan.com/.

JavaScript
A programming language that is highly integrated with web browser objects. JavaScript is downladed as part of an HTML page and it is processed by the web browser as it is received. JavaScripts consist of functions that are called as a result of web browser events. A tutorial introduction to JavaScript is at http://javascript.internet.com/.

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