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jQuery and JavaScript Phrasebook by Brad Dayley

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3. Interacting with the Browser

Dynamic web pages often require you to access and in some cases even manipulate things beyond the HTML elements. JavaScript provides a rich set of objects and functions that allow you to access information about the screen, browser window, history, and more.

The phrases in this chapter describe ways to use the screen, window, location, and history objects that provide JavaScript with an interface to access information beyond the web page. Additional phrases describe utilizing those objects to implement cookies, popup windows, and timers.

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