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Title:
Dynamic HTML : the definitive reference
Author:
Goodman, Danny.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Beijing ; Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xii, 1073 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
"A comprehensive resource for HTML, CSS, DOM & JavaScript"--Cover.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781565924949
Format :
Book

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Summary

If you are a Web content developer these days, you have a lot of information to keep track of. You need to stay current on the relevant Web specifications, like HTML, CSS, DOM, and ECMAScript. You also need to know how the latest Web browsers from Netscape and Microsoft actually implement these standards, since browser implementations of the standards are less than perfect. Right now, you're forced to keep multiple reference books open on your desk (or multiple browser windows open on your screen), just to develop a simple dynamic Web page that works properly under both Navigator and Internet Explorer. Dynamic HTML: The Definitive Reference changes all that. This book is an indispensable compendium for Web content developers. It contains everything you need to create functional cross-platform Web applications, including:

A complete reference for all of the HTML tags, CSS style attributes, browser document objects, and JavaScript objects supported by the various standards and the latest versions of Navigator and Internet Explorer. Browser compatibility is emphasized throughout; the reference pages clearly indicate browser support for every entity. Handy cross-reference indexes that make it easy to find interrelated HTML tags, style attributes, and document objects. An advanced introduction to creating dynamic Web content that addresses the cross-platform compromises inherent in Web page design today. If you have some experience with basic Web page creation, but are new to the world of dynamic content, Dynamic HTML: The Definitive Reference will jump-start your development efforts. If you are an experienced Web programmer, you'll find the browser-compatibility information invaluable. This book is the only DHTML reference that a Web developer needs. Dynamic HTML: The Definitive Reference is designed to work in conjunction with HTML: The Definitive Guide and JavaScript: The Definitive Guide . HTML: The Definitive Guide teaches you about every element of HTML in detail, with explanations of how each element works and how it interacts with other elements, as well as numerous examples. JavaScript: The Definitive Guide provides a thorough description of the JavaScript language, complete with sophisticated examples that show you how to handle common Web application tasks. Together, these three books provide a complete library for Web content developers.


Author Notes

has been writing about personal computers and consumer electronics since the late 1970s. In 2001, he celebrated 20 years as a free lance writer and programmer, having published hundreds of magazine articles, several commercial software products, and three dozen computer books. Through the years, his most popular book titles on HyperCard, AppleScript, JavaScript, and Dynamic HTML have covered programming environments that are both accessible to non-professionals yet powerful enough to engage experts. His JavaScript Bible book is now in its fourth edition. To keep up to date on the needs of web developers for his recent books, Danny is also a programming consultant to some of the industry's top intranet development groups and corporations. His expertise in implementing sensible cross-browser client-side scripting solutions is in high demand and allows him to, in his words, "get code under my fingernails while solving real-world problems." Danny was born in Chicago, Illinois during the Truman Administration. He earned a B.A. and M.A. in Classical Antiquity from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He moved to California in 1983 and lives in a small San Francisco area coastal community, where he alternates views between computer screens and the Pacific Ocean.


Table of Contents

Preface
Applying Dynamic HTML
Chapter 1 The State of the Art
Chapter 2 Cross-Platform Compromises
Chapter 3 Adding Style Sheets to Documents
Chapter 4 Adding Dynamic Positioning to Documents
Chapter 5 Making Content Dynamic
Chapter 6 Scripting Events
Chapter 7 Looking Ahead to HTML 4.0
Dynamic HTML Reference
Chapter 8 HTML Reference
Chapter 9 Document Object Reference
Chapter 10 Style Sheet Attribute Reference
Chapter 11 JavaScript Core Language Reference
Cross References
Appendixes
Colophon

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