DHTML Scripts - Resources For Dynamic Websites

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DHTM is dynamic HTML. There is no specific definition for DHTML. The generally accepted definition it is a combination of HTML and some other scripting language such as JavaScript, ActionScript or VBScript. With DHTML we can create visually appealing, functional and interactive webpages where you can see dynamic fonts, moving images and interactive forms. From design point of view DHTML gives the programmers greater control to build responsive and customized web pages to display information. It also gives some degree of freedom and control to the users to interact with the webpages. Some of the most common uses of DHTML are dynamic banners, menus, popup windows, frames and images.

To create the dynamic effects, we can combine HTML with some scripting or programming language, cascading style sheets and image manipulation. We can even use databases and some programming language to create the pages on the fly. In most cases DHTML also involves manipulation of the DOM or the Document Object Model . Usually this is done iby using some client side scripting language such as Javascript.

While DHTM gives a greater degree of freedom to the developers to develop visually appealing WebPages, there are some disadvantages associated with it. Not all the web browsers respond in similar manner to the programming. So we have to pay greater attention to the way we build the pages and test them in as many browsers. Even then we cannot be sure how the users receive the pages.

Due to many advances in web design and development, new html standards and cross browser compatibility issues, the term DHTML is now rarely used, except in reference to Javascript or DOM (Document Object Modelling) Scripting. Many of the dynamic effects previously used in DHTML are now incorporated into latest html versions, especially HTML5. Hence the information provided here may be used for academic purposes or to understand the developments introduced in the browser dymanic systems and DOM manipulation.

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Dynamic Drive, the premier place on the net to obtain free, original DHTML scripts and components to enhance your web site. All scripts on this site take advantage of the latest in JavaScript and DHTML technology, with emphasis on practicality and backwards compatibility, to bring true power and interactivity to your site.

HyperGurl HTML Scripts: HTML Scripts, DHTML scripts, Javascripts and more to make your WebPages look great.

DHTML Central.com: DHTMLCentral.com is a site made by and maintained by Thomas Brattli. The idea was to make the best resource on DHTML on the net, with good scripts, tutorials and forum help. After a while also other people have contributed and the site is getting bigger and bigger every day. DHTMLCentral is now a DHTML community with over 3000 members. Feel free to join the community.

Big Nose Bird.com: There are over 300 pages of tutorials, reference materials, and other free resources located on this site. The links list major content areas. Make your site more fun and useful with these scripts.

DHTML Shock - offers free copy and paste scripts, menus, tutorials, and more. Everyone welcome a new section to DHTML Shock, the "Articles/Tutorials" section. This will contain timely articles on the web, and tutorials of all sorts (we don't do just DHTML). Check em out, and have fun.

JavaScript HTML DOM: The DOM is a W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) standard. The DOM defines a standard for accessing documents: "The W3C Document Object Model (DOM) is a platform and language-neutral interface that allows programs and scripts to dynamically access and update the content, structure, and style of a document." The W3C DOM standard is separated into 3 different parts: Core DOM - standard model for all document types XML DOM - standard model for XML documents HTML DOM - standard model for HTML documents DHTML Lab: Find DHTML scripts and basic information about DHTML.

Dynamic HTML Guru Welcome to the Dynamic HTML Guru site. The purpose of the Guru site is to help you explore new possibilities in DHTML development and introduce you to a world that can challenge your ability to tell a story or provide an atmosphere to display information without bounds. This site is dedicated to helping you build that world.

Index Dynamic HTML : Welcome to the largest index of Dynamic HTML(DHTML) links. Please use the questions below to browse the site. Dynamic HTML is very new to the Internet and will definitely become a major technology in the coming months. The Dynamic HTML Index will continue to grow as Dynamic HTML becomes more mainstream.

Whirly Wiry Web - The WhirlyWiryWeb is RockinFewl's testbench and showcase in one. All content, code and graphics are entirely crafted at our own premises, but material can freely be reused if charming credit is given. Simply put, the mission of the Whirly Wiry Web is to honor its name: to tell how to realize fascinating whirly things, in a lean wiry way. Web things.

ArtDHTML Studio - Offers DHTML techniques to manipulate individual pixels and free cross browser scripts. In this site you may find some more examples to make your page more dynamic, to draw more attention to different parts of it. New advantages may be used in banner advertising. Even the users who have turned off loading of the images and animation can see now your advertisement. For programmers and webmasters who are interested to know program code of realization of this method there is a page providing details.

Evil Walrus Scripting Center - A community of programmers and web developers willing to share with you secrets of C++, Perl, JavaScript, DHTML, PHP/mySQL, and more.

Lost Jungle, The - Java, DHTML, Javascript, Shockwave, Flash, and CGI games. All are single player games. Nobody to compete against except yourself. If you're bored, we hope to cure you. Take your time and look around, and bookmark us so you can return whenever you have time to kill.

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