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Java Platform, Standard Edition Nashorn User's Guide
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This document describes the use of the Nashorn engine for Java application development with scripting features provided by the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE).


This document is intended for Java programmers who want to use the Nashorn engine for scripting features provided by Java SE. It is assumed that you are familiar with Java and a version of the ECMAScript language standard (JavaScript).

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Related Documents

For more information about scripting features provided by Java SE, see the following documents:

For information about invoking the Nashorn engine from the command line, see the reference pages for the jjs and jrunscript tools at


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