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Wednesday, March 23, 2005
We've moved this site to a new server, so it should respond faster. Let me know if anything doesn't work as it should.
Tuesday, October 05, 2004
I'm now writing about JavaScript regularly for The JavaScript Weblog on the Weblogs, Inc. Network. Check it out!
Monday, October 13, 2003
I've launched a new site, Website Workshop, with articles on various webmaster topics including JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, Web hosting, usability, web advertising, and server management. Now that that site is finally online I'll have more time to spend in the forum here.
Monday, July 28, 2003
We've successfully moved this site to the new server. The forum was down for an hour or longer, depending on where you accessed it from. Everything should be working now - let me know if anything isn't working correctly.
Saturday, August 10, 2002
The Downloads and Examples for Teach Yourself JavaScript, 3rd Edition, are now online. The answers to the exercises will be online within a week.
Saturday, July 20, 2002
The new forum is now online. Please read the posting guidelines before posting.
Tuesday, July 16, 2002
We're moving the forum to new software on Saturday the 20th. Please read this message for details.
Friday, June 14, 2002
The third edition of Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours is now on the shelves and 30% off at More information will appear on this site in the next few days.
Monday, March 25, 2002
Need a DHTML Book? I'm selling a limited number of copies of Teach Yourself DHTML in 24 Hours at for half price - $11.99 plus shipping. To order, click here, click the "new from $11.99" link, and look for seller "mmoncur". Books are (optionally) signed by the author.
Wednesday, January 30, 2002
The answers to the exercises for the first twelve hours of Teach Yourself JavaScript 1.5 are now online. More are coming in the next few days.
Thursday, January 24, 2002
We've added new CSS and DHTML categories to the Links section along with some new links.
Monday, January 21, 2002
I have updated the Errata/Notes pages for Teach Yourself JavaScript 1.5 and Teach Yourself DHTML. All readers of these books should check these pages.
Friday, December 14, 2001
We've moved this site to a new dedicated server at You will see a temporary address during the moving process, but the site's permanent URL is still at Please let me know if you have any trouble with the site.
Monday, December 10, 2001
My latest book, Teach Yourself DHTML in 24 Hours, is now hitting the shelves! It's something of a sequel to the JavaScript book and focuses on Dynamic HTML. See the book's page for all of the details!
Monday, February 05, 2001
The forum database has been moved to a new server, and hopefully the problems are over. Thanks for your patience.
Monday, February 05, 2001
We have had some recurring database problems with the forum, culminating with the forum being down most of today. I have fixed the problem for now. Later tonight there will be about an hour of downtime as I move the forum to a different database server, and that will hopefully be the end of the problems.
Friday, January 26, 2001
You can now see the latest JavaScript tips and news from several sites along the right-hand side of the screen. The news is delivered using XML and is a sampling of what's available at my news site,
Friday, January 26, 2001
I'm doing some updates to the site, so pardon our dust and let me know if you experience any HTML or browser problems viewing the site.
Saturday, November 18, 2000
I have just been catching up on answering some questions in the Forum. If you have posted a question and haven't received an answer, I apologize - I've been way too busy the last month. Please re-post any questions older than a couple of weeks and I (or someone) will answer them.
Sunday, November 12, 2000
We had some email problems on Thursday and Friday due to a server move. We apologize to anyone who was unable to reach us. Everything is working now.
Thursday, November 09, 2000
The examples and downloads for the second edition are now online. I apologize to anyone who spent time typing in scripts while waiting for these.
Wednesday, November 08, 2000
Don't give up - I am completing the site updates. The examples will start going online tonight.
Saturday, November 04, 2000
The new JavaScript 1.5 book is out! Unfortunately, this took me a bit by surprise, so I'm still working on the site updates. I expect to have them done Monday or Tuesday, November 6th or 7th. My apologies for the delay.
Saturday, September 30, 2000
The new site is now online. Please Let me know if you run into any problems. The Forum is now open for your questions.
Friday, September 29, 2000
Welcome to the new, remodeled JavaScript Workshop site! All of the information from the old site is here, and much more is coming soon. Be sure to try our new Forum for answers to your JavaScript questions.
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