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Chapter 13. DYNAMIC HTML

Dynamic HTML (DHTML) combines JavaScript, HTML, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to give web page designers an incredible degree of freedom to animate their pages and add interactivity. If you've seen sites that have dynamic menus or images that dance all over the screen, you've seen DHTML in action. DHTML is also a key component of Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (Ajax), a technique used to create complete web-based applications. We'll talk more about Ajax in Chapter 14, Chapter 15, Chapter 16, and Chapter 17.

DHTML is an immense subject. This chapter will introduce DHTML and show you how what you've learned so far fits into the DHTML puzzle.[1]

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • The CSS basics you need to know

  • How ...

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