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The JavaScript Diaries: Part 9

That wraps up our look at the window object event handlers. This also concludes our study of the window object and its related properties, methods, and event handlers. As you can see, the browser window can be manipulated in many different ways, depending upon the desired outcome. Just be sure you don't annoy your visitors with some cute JavaScript trick. You don't have an option of apologizing to them before they leave your Web site.

In our next installment we will be looking at the history, location, navigator and screen objects and their related properties and methods.

Some Helpful Links

  • Core JavaScript Guide: Version 1.5: Starting at the beginning, this book (in HTML format) explains everything you need to know about using core JavaScript. This book assumes you have the following basic background: a general understanding of the Internet and the World Wide Web and a good working knowledge of HTML. An excellent resource.

  • Core JavaScript Reference: Version 1.5: This book (in HTML format) is a reference manual for the core JavaScript language, version 1.5. It can be used in conjunction with the Core JavaScript Guide, listed above. Written by the developers at Netscape Communications. An excellent resource.

  • JavaScript Source: This Web site contains over 2,000 pre-written scripts. Good for studying how they are created and how they work.

  • JS/DOM Object Quick Reference: This compact guide enables you to see at a glance the breadth of each object's properties, methods and event handlers (complete details and examples of property values and method parameters can be found in the text of the JavaScript Bible, 5th Edition). The core JavaScript language section applies to all scriptable browsers. The document object model, however, is divided into the three basic model types.

  • JavaScript Cheat Sheet: The JavaScript cheat sheet is designed to act as a reminder and reference sheet, listing methods and functions of JavaScript. It includes reference material for regular expressions in JavaScript, as well as a short guide to the XMLHttpRequest object.

To Part 10 Continue on to "The JavaScript Diaries: Part 10"


Created: September 16, 2005