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Implement a DHTML Mouseover effect with DOM

Originally published in WebBuilder magazine. Found courtesy Wayback Machine. The DOM, or Document Object Model, is a specification recommended by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) primarily to help eliminate cross-browser dynamic HTML differences. It is implemented with Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) 5.x, and will be implemented with Netscape’s Navigator 5.x when it is released. […]

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Adding Persistence to DHTML Effects

Originally published at Netscape Enterprise Developer, now archived at the Wayback Machine Dynamic HTML (DHTML), implemented in Netscape Navigator 4.x and Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.x, gives the Web page visitor the ability to alter the position, format, or visibility of an HTML element. However, the effects that are created with DHTML are transitory in that […]

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Using Dynamic HTML to create an animated menubar

Originally published in Netscape World, now archived at the Wayback Machine Microsoft and Netscape decided to use two different techniques for Dynamic HTML. Microsoft bases its approach on exposing CSS1 (Cascading Style Sheets) attributes to script, with a little help from some interesting new built-in, lightweight, and windowless ActiveX controls. Netscape bases much of its […]