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Accelerated DOM Scripting with Ajax, APIs, and Libraries by Dan Webb, Stuart Langridge, Aaron Gustafson, Jonathan Snook

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CHAPTER 2HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

This chapter covers HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and how to access elements and attributes using the document object model (DOM). Discussions include event handling, creating new elements, and content styling. You learn how to leverage HTML, CSS, and DOM scripting for rapid development and easier maintenance.

Although I assume that you know your HTML and CSS, I cover some of the essentials and offer tips to make application development with DOM scripting and Ajax quicker and easier.

Getting into the Basics

You can't get any more basic than HTML when it comes to web application development. HTML is the foundation upon which all else is built, so make sure that it is solid. I won't cover what element does ...

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