Javascript Essentials

RAMP manages the 5250 screens in the modernized application with JavaScript scripts.

JavaScript is the most commonly used scripting language in the world. You can also use Microsoft's JScript extension. Note that JavaScript skills can be used in many other contexts as well.

This section describes some Javascript essentials:

External JavaScript Documentation

Basic Javascript syntax

Reading, Writing and Storing Values


Converting Numbers to Strings

Converting String to Numbers

String Manipulation Functions

Is This Variable Number or String?

JavaScript Coding Styles

Using the objGlobal Object