VBScript (Visual Basic Script Edition)
A Microsoft Windows scripting engine. VBScript is a subset of the Visual Basic language with some added functionality. Internet Explorer, Active Server Pages, and Windows Script Host support VBScript as a scripting language. When used in Internet Explorer, VBScript processes code embedded in HyperText Markup Language (HTML). VBScript is similar in function to JavaScript. Stand-alone applications that were created using VBScript require Internet Explorer to run.
Related terms
Active Server Page (ASP), HyperText Markup Language (HTML), JavaScript

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