Paperback - 397 pages 2nd Ed (31 December, 2000)
mainly because it runs in both Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator.
rollover buttons, navigation menus, pop-up windows, animated graphics
and simple forms. The material is presented in 24 short chapters,
each of which concludes with a summary, a quiz and several exercises.
languages, so early chapters teach essential concepts such as variables,
functions, arrays, operators and loops. There is also good coverage
of how to control a Web page by programming its DOM (Document Object
Model) and responding to events such as button clicks and mouse
movements. The author explains that there are incompatibilities
between different browsers, and shows how to write code that works
in all recent browsers, if necessary by detecting which one is in
use. There is also a guide to troubleshooting and handling errors.
The most advanced chapters require either Internet Explorer or Netscape
6.0, because of limitations in the DOM presented by Netscape Navigator
4.0. Towards the end, you learn how to create a complete poker game
that runs in a browser.
This hands-on guide is ideal for those Web page authors who want
to dip a toe into the world of Web scripting. --Tim Anderson
is useful for adding interactivity to Web sites. This book serves
contains practical, complete examples.
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