Dynamic HTML promises to deliver interactive Web pages with greater speed and reliability than current m ethods. Simon St Laurent looks as this new addition to HTML proposed by Microsoft and part of Internet Explorer 4. '
While HTML has come a long way in providing formatting control, it hasn't been very programmable. With the 4.0 releases of the Microsoft and Netscape browsers, though, scripters can finally make changes to their documents on the fly, after they've loaded. While their approaches differ significantly, the tools they provide give developers new power over the structures of their documents.