From DHTML to DOM Scripting

  • Russ Ferguson
  • Christian Heilmann


In this chapter, you’ll learn what DHTML was, why it is regarded as a bad way to go nowadays, and what modern techniques and ideas should be used instead. You’ll learn what functions are and how to use them. You’ll also hear about variable and function scope and some state-of-the-art best practices that’ll teach your scripts how to play extremely well with others.


User Agent Screen Reader Event Handler Cascade Style Sheet Progressive Enhancement 
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© Russ Ferguson 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Russ Ferguson
    • 1
  • Christian Heilmann
    • 2
  1. 1.NJUnited States
  2. 2.LOUnited Kingdom

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