Web application access user’s file system

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scripts run in a sandbox in which they can only perform Web-related
actions, not general-purpose programming tasks like creating files


JavaScript, also known as ECMAScript, is a scripting language that is used to make websites more interactive. There are specifications in the JavaScript standard that restrict certain features such as accessing local files.


Because the file system is sandboxed, a web app cannot access another app’s files. You also cannot read or write files to an arbitrary folder (for example, My Pictures and My Documents) on the user’s hard drive.

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