HOUR 20:Working with Sound and Plug-Ins

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

• How browser plug-ins work

• How JavaScript works with plug-ins

• Scripting objects in plug-ins

• Integrating JavaScript and Flash

• Testing JavaScript’s sound support

• Creating an application using sounds

Browser plug-ins enable the browser to work with sounds, printer-ready documents, and other formats instead of being limited to HTML. JavaScript can connect with some plug-ins to add interactive features. In this hour, you’ll explore JavaScript’s plug-in support and look specifically at playing sounds.

Introducing Plug-Ins

Plug-ins were introduced by Netscape in Navigator 3.0. Rather than adding support directly to the browser for media ...

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