Chapter 11Multimedia: Scripting Media Players

Now that you know how to add video and audio elements using markup, let's add some DOM scripting. In this chapter, we'll look at customizing the look and feel of your audio or video element with HTML elements, CSS, and scripting.

If you're not familiar with DOM scripting—better known as JavaScript—don't worry. We'll go easy in this chapter. But if you'd like to learn more (and you should) try SitePoint's Jump Start JavaScript. The World Wide Web Consortium's Web Platform Docs also has some good tutorials to get you started.

Every HTML element has a DOM scripting interface. An interface is a group of attributes, constants, events, and methods that are available to a scripting language. Some elements, ...

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