Chapter 13. JavaScript & Dreamweaver Behaviors

One of the interesting side benefits of the rise of the World Wide Web has been the proliferation of JavaScript. JavaScript is a compact, capable language that is relatively easy to learn. Like any programming language, on the other hand, it’s not always easy to use well. It’s easy enough to get a window to open, but harder to get that window to open in response to an incorrectly filled-out form, for example.

Fortunately, Dreamweaver provides a way to get the most out of JavaScript, with very little programming. Dreamweaver’s tools for adding interactive JavaScript to a page are called behaviors. Keep in mind that these are not the same thing as the Server Behaviors we discussed in Chapter 10, because ...

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