If you're a designer, you've probably been cringing at the simplicity of what we've been doing here. Where are the animations, the interactive buttons, and the sound and video?
We can certainly incorporate all of these into our site, but we'll have to use other technologies in addition to Active Server Pages. The key is to do it intelligently.
As we mentioned earlier, not all browsers are created equal. Not every browser is going to be able to handle all the latest and greatest features. We have three potential problem areas: built-in capabilities, Java applets, and plug-ins.
Let's take plug-ins first. A plug-in is a program that you can download and install to give your browser new capabilities, such as embedded sound or ...