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The Definitive Guide to HTML5 by Adam Freeman

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C H A P T E R  27

Working with the Window Object

The Window object has been added to the HTML specification as part of HTML5. Prior to this, it has been an unofficial standard; browsers have implemented roughly the same set of features in a broadly consistent way. With HTML5, the Window object in the specification incorporates the de facto functionality and a few enhancements. Implementation of this object is mixed; different browsers have different levels of compliance. This chapter focuses on the features that have a reasonable level of support.

Image NoteSome of the advanced features described in this chapter rely on DOM events, which are the ...

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