By using this site, you agree to our updated Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. Manage your Cookies Settings.
434,654 Members | 1,842 Online
Bytes IT Community
+ Ask a Question
Need help? Post your question and get tips & solutions from a community of 434,654 IT Pros & Developers. It's quick & easy.

Requirements of a dynamic web page

P: 27
I am just starting out, are html and css sufficient enough or is other types of code you need to know?


thanks,

JohnD
Sep 12 '06 #1
Share this Question
Share on Google+
1 Reply


drhowarddrfine
Expert 5K+
P: 7,435
HTML and CSS generate the static view of a web page. In order to change these things, aka, make them dynamic, you need a programming language of some sort. One of the best ways to do this is with Javascript. This is the most common way to alter the page on the users browser as he interacts with it.

Another way is a language/script running on the server side which will interact with the browser and change the page on the fly. This isn't really a dynamic page since the server actually returns a completely different page depending on what the user clicks on but you usually see Java, PHP, Perl and several other languages running on the server and feeding the pages to the users browser.

If you know html and css, I would suggest learning javascript.
Sep 13 '06 #2

Post your reply

Sign in to post your reply or Sign up for a free account.