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Chapter 4   Chapter 4 Comments


This chapter describes the syntax for comments, which can appear anywhere between tokens.



comment



Notations by the author to explain what a script does. Comments are ignored by the interpreter.

Implemented in  

JavaScript 1.0, NES 2.0  

ECMA version  

ECMA-262  


Syntax
// comment text
/* multiple line comment text */


Description
JavaScript supports Java-style comments:


Examples
// This is a single-line comment.
/* This is a multiple-line comment. It can be of any length, and
you can put whatever you want here. */


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