What is the non-jQuery equivalent of
The nice thing about
$(document).ready() is that it fires before
window.onload. The load function waits until everything is loaded, including external assets and images.
$(document).ready, however, fires when the DOM tree is complete and can be manipulated. If you want to acheive DOM ready, without jQuery, you might check into this library. Someone extracted just the
ready part from jQuery. Its nice and small and you might find it useful: