examples/intro/update_form.html
<html>
<head><title>Update form</title>
<script src="update_form.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>
<body onload="fill_continents()">
<form method="POST" name="reg">
<select name="continent" onchange="change_continent()">
  <option></option>
</select>
<br />

<select name="country" >
<option><option>
</select>
<br />

<input type="button" value="Next" onclick="submit_form()">
</form>

</body>
</html>
examples/intro/update_form.js
"use strict";

var continents = new Array();
continents['na'] = "North America";
continents['sa'] = "South America";
continents['eu'] = "Europe";

var countries = new Array();
countries['na'] = new Array();
countries['sa'] = new Array();
countries['eu'] = new Array();
countries['na']['usa'] = "USA";
countries['na']['ca']  = "Canada";
countries['eu']['de']  = "Germany";
countries['eu']['at']  = "Austria";
countries['sa']['ch']  = "Chile";

function fill_continents() {
    document.reg.continent.length=1;
    document.reg.continent[0].value = "";
    document.reg.continent[0].text = "";
    for (c in continents) {
        var i = document.reg.continent.length++;
        document.reg.continent[i].value = c;
        document.reg.continent[i].text = continents[c];
    }

}
function change_continent() {
    var continent = document.reg.continent.value;
    document.reg.country.length=1;
    document.reg.country[0].value = "";
    document.reg.country[0].text = "";
    for (c in countries[continent]) {
        var i = document.reg.country.length++;
        document.reg.country[i].value = c;
        document.reg.country[i].text = countries[continent][c];
    }
}


function countries() {
   for(i=0; i<countries.length; i++) {
     alert(countries[i]);
   }
}


function submit_form() {
   //alert(reg.continent.value);
   countries();

   //alert(countries["us"]);
   //alert("done");
}