a good introductory text has been a long search; fortunately Chuck
This book starts users out with the basic syntax and real world
exercises - a strong mixture of theory and graded practice that
makes learning effective(and users have all the tools - a PC, a5.x
browser, and simple editor are all that is required).
The organizing motif is a web site project - which, if users don't
have one to work on, they can simulate with Personal Web Server
string, date and numeric processing functions onto the DOM-Document
very powerful, yet easily utilized objects. Users can even try
hand at game programming, menus, and dynamic hyperlinks. But all
and coding methods. Best to buy this direct from the Web at Amazon
or Barnes and Noble because the publisher, Wordware, is only to
be found in specialty computer bookstores in our area.
achieves that good combination of theory and practice. We have covered Flanagan's
different from Goodman's own DHTML Definitive Guide, another O'Reilly
are the always interesting and illuminating examples. Well this
book is the exactly that - well chosen examples or recipes for coding
controlling navigation, using and validating forms, etc. But the
examples range from what appears to be simple to the most interesting
menus. Along the way, Danny describes some of the necessary workaround
necessitated by browser wars; but most important of all he makes
fit to make solutions.