Nashorn JavaScript engine

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Nashorn is a JavaScript engine developed in Java by Oracle, and has been released with Java 8. Nashorn allows embedding Javascript in Java applications via JSR-223 and allows to develop standalone Javascript applications, and it provides better runtime performance and better compliance with the ECMA normalized Javascript specification.



Nashorn is a JavaScript engine written in Java and included in Java 8. Everything you need is bundled in the javax.script package.

Note that the ScriptEngineManager provides a generic API allowing you to obtain script engines for various scripting languages (i.e. not only Nashorn, not only JavaScript).

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