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if statement, the
while loop and the
&& operator. However, this similarity ends with it's syntactic resemblance with the other programming languages: C, C++ and Java.
The core JS language and built-in datatypes
(numbers, strings, Boolean, array, date and regular-expression objects) are subject of international standards, and compatibility across implementations is very good.
- The Object-Oriented inheritance mechanism of JS is prototype-based like that of the little-known language Self. This is quite different from inheritance in C++ and Java.
Imagine calling 'Livescript', who would have known? ☺
- Java - The programming language from Sun Microsystems
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