Chapter 8. DOM Manipulation and Events

The most important reason for JavaScript's existence is the web. JavaScript is the language for the web and the browser is the raison d'être for JavaScript. JavaScript gives dynamism to otherwise static web pages. In this chapter, we will dive deep into this relationship between the browser and language. We will understand the way in which JavaScript interacts with the components of the web page. We will look at the Document Object Model (DOM) and JavaScript event model.


In this chapter, we will look at various aspects of JavaScript with regard to the browser and HTML. HTML, as I am sure you are aware, is the markup language used to define web pages. Various forms of markups exist for different uses. The ...

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