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A.2. ECMA-262 Resources

Because ActionScript and JavaScript are both based on the ECMA-262 scripting language specification, they share a common core syntax. Hence, although the following resources do not focus specifically on ActionScript, they are worthwhile reading for ActionScript programmers:

ECMA-262 Language Specification


The official ECMA-262 language specification from ECMA, the body that maintains the language upon which ActionScript is based. Netscape's JavaScript and Microsoft's Jscript are two other implementations of ECMA-262. This is a highly technical document used to create things such as a conforming ECMA interpreter.

Netscape's Core JavaScript Guide


Netscape provides very readable documentation on JavaScript in this detailed explanation of JavaScript's core language features.

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