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HTML5 Programming with JavaScript For Dummies by John Paul Mueller

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Chapter 15

Interacting with Windows

In This Chapter

arrow Interacting with browser windows

arrow Interacting with the browser screen

arrow Defining the concept of location

arrow Working with the history object

arrow Using the navigator object

arrow Developing and using pop-up windows

arrow Saving settings using cookies

A browser presents a window to the Internet. The view a user sees depends on the location of that window at any given time. Many people think of houses when they think of windows. However, the window to the Internet is more like the window of a car. You travel to a location and see a particular view based on that location.

Browsers provide the means to interact with the window object so that it's possible to change the view in various ways. The glass used to create the window is known as the screen object. Sometimes ...

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