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Re: DOM FAQ

From: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 10:38:03 -0800
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On 3/29/06, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com> wrote:
> The most important thing I could suggest is to stop following the
> sheeple. But you're probably being instructed by your boss to use
> everybody's favorite buzzword and don't have a choice, right?
>
> So taking a look at your code...
>
> getElementsByTagName returns a NodeList. -->
> http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-3-Core/
>
> I assume you want a node, right?
>
> I further assume that you want the 0th node, right?
>
> If "sourceCode" were a node, then you could get the body tag like this:
>
> getElementsByTagName('body').item(0);
>
> (or for better performance)
>
> getElementsByTagName('body')[0];
>
> However, you indicated that "sourceCode" is actually a string (you
> called this "text"). So you're trying to call a node method on a
> string and you wanna know why it doesn't work, right?
>
> Look, Stupid trends come and go. Well-designed code lasts. I'd suggest
> anyone who wants to use AJAX to first read up on the DOM thoroughly,
> study WAI docs, learn OOP, learn some server-side programming, and
> build a few webapps with out using XMLHTTP/remote scripting.
>
> Garrett
>
> On 3/27/06, louis joseph <getlouis@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hello All,
> > I have a query,
> > Using AJAX I'm trying to get source code of two  webpages and want to put
> > the content of both pages in one page
> > With AJAX i'm able to get the source code as text,within that text i need to
> > get the body content
> > if i use sourceCode.getElementsByTagName('body').innerHTML  i'm not getting
> > proper result as this method is of document object
> > plz help me regarding this issue
> >
> >
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