Chapter 3. Understanding the DOM2 Core and DOM2 HTML

In our day-to-day activities we take too much for granted. Do you really know how your car's engine works or how it's able to get from one place to the other? Do you know what's involved when you call your friend on the phone or how your voice can travel around the globe in mere seconds? Do you know how your DOM scripts use JavaScript to identify and interact with each part of your HTML document? Odds are you probably take most of these things for granted; well, I'm going to help you with the last one.

if you're a designer at heart, it's time to put on your programmer hat and use the other half of your brain. In this chapter, I'm going to go through the W3C DOM2 Core and DOM2 HTML specifications, ...

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