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Javascript version used in vscode/Es Debugger/Illustrator 2020

Nov 04, 2020

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Hello,

can somebody tell me which version of Javascript is used in the ES Debbugger inn Illustrator 2020.

Links to further information would be appreciated, if a plain ECMA version is not sufficient.

 

thanks in advance

Hi there @default6fa4251hq50f ,

 

It's complicated! ExtendScript itself is based on ECMAScript 3 standard. However, that doesn't mean the Debugger was written in old ECMAScript! 

 

My team is working on modernizing extensibitilty at Adobe, and the newer UXP APIs (now available in XD and Photoshop) are based on ECMAScript 6 (or greater) and do not use ExtendScript. I'll paste some links that I hope will help you below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Javascript version used in vscode/Es Debugger/Illustrator 2020

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Hello,

can somebody tell me which version of Javascript is used in the ES Debbugger inn Illustrator 2020.

Links to further information would be appreciated, if a plain ECMA version is not sufficient.

 

thanks in advance

Hi there @default6fa4251hq50f ,

 

It's complicated! ExtendScript itself is based on ECMAScript 3 standard. However, that doesn't mean the Debugger was written in old ECMAScript! 

 

My team is working on modernizing extensibitilty at Adobe, and the newer UXP APIs (now available in XD and Photoshop) are based on ECMAScript 6 (or greater) and do not use ExtendScript. I'll paste some links that I hope will help you below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hi there @default6fa4251hq50f ,

 

It's complicated! ExtendScript itself is based on ECMAScript 3 standard. However, that doesn't mean the Debugger was written in old ECMAScript! 

 

My team is working on modernizing extensibitilty at Adobe, and the newer UXP APIs (now available in XD and Photoshop) are based on ECMAScript 6 (or greater) and do not use ExtendScript. I'll paste some links that I hope will help you below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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