This manual page documents briefly the
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to run scripts in batch mode or an interactive environment for exploratory programming.
-opt, -O optLevel
Optimizes at level optLevel, which must be an integer between -1 and 9. -1 means Interpretive mode is always used. 0 means no optimizations whereas 9 means all optimizations are performed.
Enable strict mode.
Scripts executing in the shell have access to some additional properties of the top-level object.
The arguments object is an array containing the strings of all the arguments given at the command line when the shell was invoked.
Executing the help function will print usage and help messages.
Define an extension using the Java class named with the string argument className. Uses ScriptableObject.defineClass() to define the extension.
Restore from the specified file an object previously written by a call to serialize.
Load and execute the class named by the string argument className. The class must be a class that implements the Script interface, as will any script compiled by jsc.
Evaluate and print expressions. Evaluates each expression, converts the result to a string, and prints it.
Read given file and convert its bytes to a string using the specified character coding or default character coding if explicit coding argument is not given.
Open an input connection to the given string url, read all its bytes and convert them to a string using the specified character coding or default character coding if explicit coding argument is not given.
Serialize the given object to the specified file.
Run the given function or script in a different thread.
creates a synchronized function (in the sense of a Java synchronized method) from an existing function. The new function synchronizes on the this object of its invocation.
Quit shell. The shell will also quit in interactive mode if an end-of-file character is typed at the prompt.