IN THIS CHAPTER
Dynamic HTML positioning
Reading XML data via Ajax
In your web surfing, you may have encountered sites that implement an expandable, outline-type table of contents. I've long thought that these elements were great ideas, especially for sites with lots of information. An outline, such as the Windows Explorer or the text-style Macintosh Finder windows, enables the author to present a large table of contents in a way that doesn't necessarily take up a ton of page space or bandwidth. From listings of top-level entries, a user can drill down to reveal only those items of interest.
I admit to approaching the outline technique the first time without a specific ...