You could think of scripts as the glue that holds entire Web-based applications together. With scripts, you create not just a group of related pages in HTML, but applications that can:
Microsoft distributes two different scripting languages with Internet Explorer and ASP:
- JScript and
VBScript is a stripped-down version of Visual Basic, designed for Web scripting instead of building standalone applications.
You can even script for ASP in Perl
, a popular language in the Unix world that is frequently used for system administration and CGI programming.
In the next lesson, you will put an interactive message into the course project.