Adam's Advanced HTML Guide- Intro to DHTML
Dhtml, like CSS, is a new and emerging technology that will eventually be very popular as time goes by. With DHTML, portions of your page can change on demand, without the need to reload the document. Virtually every aspect of the page can be changed, such as page styles, the visibilty of elements, the position of images, text etc. It's a great technology that will for sure revolutionize the web as we know it!
A little background
DHTML was first introduced in NS 4, although it's implementation was quite buggy, and deviated greatly from the proposed DHTML technology of W3C. When IE 4 came out, it supported a more complete model of DHTML, and is considered to be superior to that of Netscape's. The below demonstrates two DHTML examples, one for IE 4, and one for NS 4. The first script was obtained from Dynamic Drive, a great DHTML code library site:
DHTML example #1 (Dragable
DHTML example #2 (Dynamic
Recomended further reading
Drive DHTML code library