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Chapter 10. Understanding DHTML > What Is Dynamic HTML?

What Is Dynamic HTML?

I'll let you in on a little secret: There really isn't a DHTML. At least, not in the way that there is an HTML or a JavaScript. HTML and JavaScript are specific, easily identified technologies for the Web. Dynamic HTML, on the other hand, is a marketing term coined by both Netscape and Microsoft to describe a series of technologies introduced in their Version 4.0 Web browsers to enhance the dynamic capabilities of those browsers.

These technologies were created or added in an attempt to overcome what were considered to be the chief limitations of Web pages designed with common HTML. Although the Web was great for delivering pages of text and graphics, those who were used to multimedia were left wanting more.


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