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Ray Nicholus, Beyond jQuery, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2235-5_8

8. DOM Manipulation

Ray Nicholus

(1)Johnson Creek, Wisconsin, USA

One of the most confusing and misunderstood aspects of the web API pertains to DOM manipulation. I suspect you are already used to working with DOM elements through jQuery. But is it necessary to continue depending on a library in this regard? In this chapter, I show you how to create, update, and move elements and element content without any help from third-party code. You’ll come to appreciate how easy it is to work with the DOM in virtually all browsers.

The DOM: A Central Component of Web Development

Most likely you’ve heard about the DOM. It’s a common term in the world of web development. But maybe ...

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