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What is DHTML (Dynamic Hypertext Markup Language)?

Are you interested in web designing? if yes, then you must have knowledge on HTML. In this article I am going to tell you about What is DHTML (Dynamic HTML)? And I will provide brief introduction to HTML which will be very helpful for beginner.

So, friends read this article till end. This article help you to get lots of knowledge on Dynamic HTML and HTML.

What is DHTML (Dynamic Hypertext Markup Language)?

what is DHTML

Internet allows computer to communicate with other computers on an unparallel manner. As long as all computer talk the same language they can understand each other.

In fact HTML is itself is a subset of the much more complex SGML, which means  Standard Generalized Markup Language. A markup language alters the presentation of the content of a document.

HTML presents data in a browser in various shapes, sizes and colors. This also provides extra features such as forms and hyperlinks. Now-a-days  computer programming languages perform more function in comparison to HTML. They have a powerful range of commands and can produce spectacular effects then HTML. Hence, solution of this is the JAVA script, because this script was written with the internet in mind. When JAVA script is added the web pages we can add feature that depends upon some commands. This is where DHTML come into picture.

DHTML (Dynamic HTML) is the merging of HTML and JAVA script. With DHTML we can alter DHTML page while it is being displayed and provided animated content to the views.

DHTML’s first version was an internet explorer development Netscape. But this was a slow to get start. Netscape navigator 6 has rectified this and now support the document object model (DOM).

As the DOM is the Document Object Model and BOM is the Browser Object Model. The DOM is nested inside the BOM. In normal HTML due to more document there were complexity of the nature of the manipulation that we are going to make. Hence. there is a need to store lot of information about each element and the browser uses the document object model for this act.

I hope you get knowledge about what is DHTML or dynamic HTML. With DHTML you should know about XML which is related with DHTML.

XML (Extensible Markup Language)

XML is a markup language for document containing structured information.

What is difference between HTML and XML?

XML was designed to transport and store data, whereas HTML was designed to display data.

Why XML was developed ?

SGML, HTML and XML are three distinct structure language. XML is widely used in non-web circles to create template types markup. XML is developed by W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) with the specific purpose of quick client side processing for any electronic publishing or data interchange.

XML is not really a development language used to help other language.

what is DHTML

Know we should HTML, which completely related with DNTML or Dynamic HTML.

What is HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language)?

HTML is language for creating web pages. If provides a means to describe the structure of text based information in a document. The document would consists of headings, paragraphs, lists, embedded images, links to other documents.

Markup means taking ordinary, text and adding extra symbols. Each symbol is used as a command that tells a browser hoe to display the text. The first published specification of HTML was drafted by Tin Brerners-Lee in 1993 published by IETF (Internet Engineers Task Force) HTML 2.0 was released in 1995.

HTML is written in the form of labels, knows as tags. HTML markup consists of several types of entities Including elements, attributes, data types and character references.

HTML 4.0 defines a set of 252 character entity reference and 1, 114, 050 numeric character reference. It also defines several data types for elements content such as script data, style sheet data.

HTML 5.0 is released in 2014 with different advance features.

HTML is the standard language for creating documents for World Wide Web (WWW). HTML used by the browsers provides key handles for the experience WWW authors to move outside of the HTML and into script such as VB script, JAVA script and OOP language such as C++.

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Conclusion

In this article I provides you the little more information on “what is DHTML” and also HTML. I hope this article will be very useful for you. If you have any question related with this article you can ask me in comment.

And one more thing, If your friends or relatives really interested to web designing then you can share this article with him/her.

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