The Role of JavaScript in Dynamic HTML

The most frustrating component of DHTML is the Tower of Babel that JavaScript has become in relationship to DHTML. With the fourth generation of both browsers, each (Netscape and Microsoft) uses a solution unique to its own browser. However, with the sixth generation, Netscape seems to have changed its mind about addressing CSS objects. So now, even if you go to all the work of creating multiple scripts to address the different browsers, their own internal consistency is suspect when it comes to JavaScript and CSS because the newer versions of the browser might not be compatible with the older version. Nevertheless, the future, while still the future, holds some promise of a merger. In the area of CSS, ...

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