Monday, September 25, 2006

JavaScript and the DOM

Sorry folks, I’ve twisted my ankle and I’m not going to be able to make it in today. I know you’ll all miss me, but to dull the pain of separation, here’s a couple of tutorials to be going on with:

Javascript Basics Part 6 (internal link)

talking about the Document Object Model or DOM for short.


Javascript Basics Part 7 (internal link)

examining the document object and the window object, both of which offer many useful functions.

When you’ve finished these you might like to try applying them to the Greening Bathurst form, so that error messages are displayed on the web page alongside the fields that they are all about (rather than in an alert box).

Want more? Have a look at error handling and AJAX:

Javascript Basics Part 11 (internal link)

how to account for errors and several different methods for general error handling.

Followed by:

Javascript Basics Part 10 (internal link)

An introduction to AJAX

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