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Part V: Advanced Technologies > Introduction to DHTML

Chapter 29. Introduction to DHTML

HTML is based on thinking of a web page like a printed page: a document that is rendered once and that is static once rendered. The idea behind Dynamic HTML (DHTML), however, is to make every element of a page interactively controllable, before, during, and after the page is rendered. This means you can make things move, appear and disappear, overlap, change styles, and interact with the user to your heart's content. Through DHTML, users get a more engaging and interactive web experience without constant calls to a web server or the overhead of loading new pages, plug-ins, or large applets.

DHTML is not a language itself, but rather a combination of:


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