Glossary of Internet and technology terms


Definition: VBScript is an active scripting language created by Microsoft to compete with Netscape’s JavaScript. VBScript is based on Microsoft’s popular programming language Visual Basic. VBScript is an active scripting language used within HTML to execute small programs to generate a dynamic web page. Using VBScript a developer can cause text or graphics to change when the mouse points at them, update the current date and time on the web page or add personal information like how long its been since that user last visited the site.

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