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About this Course

This is an introductory course that is mainly intended for serious computer hobbyists, IT students, and IT professionals. The free online textbook for this course is Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours, Third Edition. You should begin by reading the complete Introduction to the book.

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Helpful References

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DOM Quick Reference


Lesson 20. Using Advanced DOM Features

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • Using the properties of DOM nodes
  • Understanding DOM node methods
  • Hiding and showing objects within a page
  • Modifying text within a page
  • Adding text to a page
  • Creating a DOM-based scrolling message

Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:

Offsite Working with DOM Nodes
Offsite Hiding and Showing Objects
Offsite Modifying Text within a Page
Offsite Adding Text to a Page

Learning Activities

  1. Use this search box to refine and expand your understanding of new terms and concepts in the reading assignments.

Custom Search
  1. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Visit the hands-on Workshop: A Better Scrolling Message .
  2. Review the lesson Summary.
  3. Test your understanding with the following items:
Offsite Q&A
Offsite Quiz
Offsite Exercises

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