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Standards

HTML 4.0 Specification - Recommendation   Final! - Important!!
http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/
The Biggie! Already implemented in part by 4th generation browsers, HTML 4.0 ties up the loose ends created by the browser wars, and sets the standard for the fifth browser generation.

HTML 3.2 Specification - Recommendation
http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/TR/REC-html32.html

Cascading Style Sheets, level 1 (CSS1)
http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/TR/PR-CSS1

Soon-to-be Standards

Document Object Model Specification - Working Draft
http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-DOM/
By far the most important pending recommendation for Dynamic HTML. At last being publicly discussed and developed.

Cascading Style Sheets, level 2 (CSS2) - Working Draft
http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-CSS2/
The future style sheet standard. Many features are already implemented in DHTML browsers. Expands on CSS1 and includes the following separately-developed working drafts:

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 Netscape Navigator and Communicator  New Release!
http://home.netscape.com/comprod/products/communicator/index.html
Latest Version: 4.05

Dynamic HTML documentation   Updated!
http://developer.netscape.com/library/documentation/communicator/dynhtml/index.htm
Recently updated for Communicator final release with better CSSdocumentation and examples. An invaluable reference for developers, the complete documentation can be viewed online, or downloaded as:

Netscape Visual DHTML 0.2 (beta)   New!
http://developer.netscape.com/library/examples/dynhtml/visual/index.html
A visual development tool for writing Netscape DHTML, written in DHTML. Promising. Still in Beta. An off-line downloadable version promised soon.

Dynamic HTML Resources
http://developer.netscape.com/library/documentation/htmlguid/dynamic_resources.html
Netscape own enlaces to best examples of Navigator DHTML

 mozilla.org   New!
http://www.mozilla.org
Established to coordinate the community development of Communicator 5. Source code released on March 31.

The JavaScript Apostle
http://developer.netscape.com/viewsource/index_frame.html?content=archive/archivelist.html#apostle
Resident JavaScript/DHTML expert Danny Goodman's monthly column.

Dynamic HTML Sample Code
http://developer.netscape.com/docs/examples/index.html?content=dynhtml.html
DHTML Code Snippets in a Navigator Flavour.

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Microsoft Internet Explorer
http://www.microsoft.com/workshop/prog/ie4/
Latest Version: 4.01

Dynamic HTML - SiteBuilder Network
http://www.microsoft.com/sitebuilder/workshop/author/dhtml/
a.k.a Anything you can do, I can do better.
The starting point for exploring Explorer's DHTML

Dynamic HTML Documentation - Internet Client SDK   Invaluable!
http://www.microsoft.com/msdn/sdk/inetsdk/help/
The Complete Reference for Internet Explorer DHTML.

DHTML Dude
http://www.microsoft.com/sitebuilder/columnists/default.asp
Microsoft's own regular DHTML column with a name I wish I had thought of.

 Microsoft DHTML Editing Component
http://www.microsoft.com/sitebuilder/features/dhtmledit.asp
Preview of a new DHTML editing component thacan be included in any HTML or COM based application.

Dynamic HTML Gallery
http://www.microsoft.com/gallery/files/html/
DHTML Examples in an Explorer flavour..

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JavaScript, The Complete Reference   Updated! - Must Have!!
http://developer.netscape.com/library/documentation/communicator/jsref/index.htm
Finally available, the comprehensive documentation for JavaScript, both client and server. Includes the JavaScript 1.2 addendum. The new JavaScript Bible. Can be viewed online, or downloaded as:

JavaScript Guide
http://developer.netscape.com/library/documentation/communicator/jsguide4/index.htm
Describes the core JavaScript language, including JavaScript 1.2 features. Serves as a quick reference to JavaScript structure. Full description of properties and methods, however, only in The JavaScript Reference. Can be viewed online, or downloaded as:

JavaScript 1.2 Addendum
http://developer.netscape.com/library/documentation/communicator/jsguide/js1_2.htm
Puts the Dynamic in Netscape's Dynamic HTML. Now also available as part of The JavaScript Reference. Can be viewed online, or downloaded as:

ECMAscript
http://www.ecma.ch/STAND/Ecma-262.htm
The new international web scripting language standard based on JavaScript 1.1, recently ratified by ECMA, now available for downloading, in
self-expanding MS WORD or Acrobat PDF format.
You read it here first: ECMA stands for European Computer Manufacturers Association

Microsoft Scripting
http://www.microsoft.com/scripting/
Microsoft's new home page for all its scripting docs, articles and enlaces.

JScript
http://www.microsoft.com/jscript/
Complete Reference for JScript 3 for IE4.

VBScript
http://www.microsoft.com/vbscript/
The 8-track tape of scripting.

Expand/Collapse Item Implementation Issues (bugs or limitations)

Netscape JavaScript Bugs
http://developer.netscape.com/support/bugs/index.html?content=known/javascript.html

Communicator CSS1 Known Issues
http://developer.netscape.com/support/bugs/known/css.html

Expand/Collapse Item Further Reading

There's no place like home

Doc JavaScript
http://www.webreference.com/js/
Bi-weekly prescriptions for all your JavaScript ailments.

Cascading Style Sheets
http://www.webreference.com/dev/style/
An Introduction to CSS

Style Sheet Syntax
http://www.webreference.com/dev/style/syntax.html
Excert from the upcoming book HTML Web Publishing SECRETS from IDG Books

Cascading Style Sheets: Designing for the Web
http://www.webreference.com/content/css/
Excerpts and a full chapter from the book by Hakon Lee and Bert Bos of the W3C.

The Evolution of Style Sheets
http://www.webreference.com/dev/style/evolution.html
A history of CSS and future directions.

Other Developer Sites

BrowserWars.com
http://www.browserwars.com/
Compuserve's new megasite devoted solely to coverage of browser development.

Builder.com
http://www.builder.com/
C|NET's site for web developers. Regular SuperScripter column, and longer in-depth occasional articles.

DHTML Demos
http://www.erols.com/jrule/dhtml/
Extensive demos of techniques for both browsers.

Dynamic Duo
http://members.xoom.com/dynduo/
Cross-browser tutorials and demos.

Dynamic HTML Zone
http://www.dhtmlzone.com/
Macromedia's ambitious new Dynamic HTML mega-site with articles, tutorials, and discussion group.

IE Help
http://www.iehelp.com/
Compuserve's new Explorer-related site.

Inside DHTML
http://www.insidedhtml.com/
Scott Isaacs' comprehensive source of Dynamic HTML information and techniques. Focus on IE4. MSIE4 absolute must!

Netscape Help
http://www.netscapehelp.com/
Compuserve's new Netscape-related site.

WebCoder
http://webcoder.com/
Nick Heinle's all-encompassing site on DHTML and JavaScript.

WebDeveloper.com
http://www.webdeveloper.com/
WebReference.com's sister development site. DHTML articles, new and reviews.

Web Review
http://www.webreview.com/
Regular Dynamic HTML articles, particularly in bi-weekly Web Coder column by Nick Heinle of WebReference's JavaScript Tip of the Week

WebMonkey
http://www.webmonkey.com/
Regular coding columns, but their Wired layout needs deciphering.

 YASD
http://www.yasd.com/
DHTML, JavaScript and many cross-browser techniques from Shelly Powers.

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