The DOM

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Quiz Yourself

Question 1 of 3

The Document Object Model (DOM) is a interface that treats an XML or HTML document as a tree structure wherein each node is an object representing a part of the document.


Core Learning

An Introduction to the DOM in JavaScript

2 Tips to Keep in Mind

  1. Understand how the browser, DOM, HTML, and JS interact with one another.
  2. Understand generally how HTML translates to a document tree.

1 Tip to Keep in Mind

  1. Understand the DOM's role in "Browser Wars" of the 1990s.

2 Tips to Keep in Mind

  1. Make sure you go through all the interactive examples!
  2. You can even try opening up your browser dev tools and running similar commands on a webpage of your choice.

What is Virtual DOM?

1 Tip to Keep in Mind

  1. Understand how React's Virtual DOM interacts with the actual DOM.

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