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what are scripting languages supported by java?

raminaa niilian
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Hi
thank you for reading my post.
what are scripting languages that java support them as standard ?
for example i know that groovy has some jsr so it is standard.'

is there any other standard scripting languages out there?


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Jesper de Jong
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Have a look at this (part of the documentation of JDK 6):
Scripting for the Java Platform

Java SE 6 includes an engine for one scripting language: JavaScript. You can, however, add more scripting engines to it. Look at this page: https://scripting.dev.java.net/ - it contains a list of more than 20 scripting engines that are available.


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Ulf Dittmer
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There's also an older API for using scripting languages with Java, BSF, which works with a dozen or so languages.


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