Lesson 10: Introduction to Interactivity

In this lesson, you’ll learn the fundamentals of adding interactivity to your pages with JavaScript and adding rich media such as Flash and Silverlight to your web content.

What you’ll learn in this lesson:

• An overview of how to use JavaScript

• How to use the jQuery framework

• How to add Flash content to a page

• How to add Silverlight content to a page

Starting up

You will work with several files from the web10lessons folder in this lesson. Make sure you have loaded the weblessons folder onto your hard-drive from www.digitalclassroombooks.com/webdesign. See “Loading lesson files” in the Starting Up section of this book.


See Lesson 10 in action!

Use the accompanying video to gain a better understanding of how to use some of the features shown in this lesson. You can find the video tutorial for this lesson at www.digitalclassroombooks.com using the URL provided when you registered your book.

This lesson uses the TextWrangler text editor to create the markup, but you can use any of the text editors covered in Lesson 3.


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