Implementing the DOM Core: A history lesson with a dollop of crazy This is an off-site link.  Please review our Terms of Service for additional information.

(Dan Cox) If you know anything about how web pages can be edited with JavaScript, you have probably heard of the infamous getElementById function. It is used in nearly all lessons on editing elements on a page and occurs in every JavaScript library I have ever seen in the last decade or so. It is the basis for most element searching and is so commonplace most libraries like jQuery include it as part of something like a ‘$’ search.

Read this article...

comments powered by Disqus