The task was daunting: "In many cases, even the documentation from browser makers' sites was wrong. I set out not only to compile the date in a single volume, but to test as much as I could in real web page conditions across a wide range of browsers and record my findings for quick lookup later. This book is the most-used volume sitting next to my computer.""
"Web standards and implementations in modern web browsers have evolved significantly since the publication of the second edition. The term 'Ajax' didn't even exist back then. Therefore, it was time to expand coverage to include not only the new terminology that had been added, but also the latest available browsers," notes Goodman.
- Includes handy cross referencing for looking up attributes and all the items that recognize it, including interrelated HTML tags, style properties, and document object model methods, properties, and events.
- Offers appendices for quickly locating values useful in HTML authoring and scripting.
- Includes a glossary with quick explanations of some of the new and potentially confusing terminology of DHTML.
Praise for the previous edition:
"If you're working with HTML in any way, shape, or form, this book is an absolute requirement."
--Joel Spolsky, http://www.joelonsoftware.com
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Dynamic HTML: The Definitive Reference, Third Edition
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