A Final Word
We have described in detail the functionality of Version 1.0. It supports three functions. The
makeImage() function is the heart of the library and handles the creation of the DHTML element. The
getSrc() functions get and set, respectively, the URL of the image's GIF. We have also explained how to program the
handleImageClick() event handler.
We have demonstrated how to build an application with DOCJSLIB. Walking through our Connect-Three board game code, we gave some general directives on how and where to start and how to translate your unique idea into a working page.
In this column you have learned:
- How to recognize the main differences between browsers' DHTML elements.
- How to use a number of common methods for handling inconsistencies between browsers.
- How to use DOCJSLIB for handling inconsistencies between browsers.
- How to interpret DOCJSLIB's model for a cross-browser DHTML element..
- How to decipher the
- How to use DOCJSLIB for writing your application's body.
- How to use DOCJSLIB for writing your application's event handler.
- How to use DOCJSLIB for writing your application's functions.
Created: October 12, 1998
Revised: October 12, 1998