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SCRIPTING makes it possible to independently implement customer-specific functions or methods in the form of java scripts. The scripts can either be created in BeanShell Java or in native Java in the form of Eclipse plug-ins.

Features BeanShell Native Java
Component of EEC Yes No
Development environment required No Yes
Support for code creation (for example Content Assist) No Yes
Debugging possible No Yes
Implementation effort Low High
Degree of freedom Limited High

BeanShell Java scripts are an integral part of EEC (see figure below).

By contrast, native Java scripts are created in the Eclipse development environment (see following figure).

The SCRIPTING reference section offers a collection of methods for accessing library and project components and their properties.