IN THIS CHAPTER
Dynamic HTML positioning
Reading XML data via AJAX
In your web surfing, you may have encountered sites that implement an expandable, outline type of table of contents. I've long thought that these elements were great ideas, especially for sites with lots of information. An outline, such as the Windows Explorer or text-style Macintosh Finder windows, enables the author to present a large table of contents in a way that doesn't necessarily take up a ton of page space or bandwidth. From listings of top-level entries, a user can drill down to reveal only those items of interest.
I admit to approaching the outline technique the first time without a specific data-display ...