To derive the most benefit from the example listings, you should have a Mozilla-based browser (for example, Firefox 3.6+, -, or Camino 2+), Internet Explorer 8+, a WebKit-based browser (for example, Safari 4+, or Google Chrome 5+) or a Presto-based browser (for example, Opera 10+) installed on your computer. Although many scripts run in these and other browsers, several scripts demonstrate features that are available on only a limited range of browsers. To write scripts, you can use a simple text editor, word processor, or dedicated HTML editor.
To use the Adobe Reader (version 7.0), you need the following:
For Windows XP Pro/Home, or Windows XP Table PC Edition, you should be using a Pentium computer with 128 MB of RAM and 90 MB of hard disk space.
Macintosh users require a PowerPC G3, G4, or G5 processor, OS X v10.2.8 or later, at least 128 MB of RAM, and 110 MB of disk space.
When you view the contents of the CD-ROM, you will see files tailored for your operating system. The contents include the following items.
Starting with Part III of the book, almost all example listings are on the CD-ROM in the form of complete HTML ...