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Javascript in mobile browsers (blackberry, treo, win mobile)?

Is it safe to assume that there is basic javascript support in all modern mobile browsers?

I ask because I'm preforming postback via javascript in href's.
pete Send private email
Tuesday, May 29, 2007
 
 
No, not at all.
KC Send private email
Tuesday, May 29, 2007
 
 
And even though blackberry browsers have JavaScript, the web browsing on a mobile connection is so much faster if you don't have to wait for the javascript-requested ads that lots of people shut off JavaScript on them.
system of a Don Send private email
Tuesday, May 29, 2007
 
 
On any mobile device, nothing is safe to assume.
Paul Norrie Send private email
Tuesday, May 29, 2007
 
 
It's exactly as safe as assuming that it's present in any other browser; it's usually there (windows mobile 2003 onwards has full JS 1.5 support, for instance), it might be deactivated and it might not be (i.e. isn't) standards compliant. If you keep it simple (http postbacks should be okay) then you'll probably be fine, but get serious and you're in for a whole world of cross browser hurt.
Paul Brown Send private email
Wednesday, May 30, 2007
 
 
My Treo 650 does not have javascript installed out of the box.
treo guy
Wednesday, May 30, 2007
 
 

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