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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

XL5G3 Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, NX2V1, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 245: Hasty Treat - Things You Should Know About Javascript Events



May 4th, 2020

Hasty Treat - Things You Should Know About Javascript Events

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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about javascript events, and how to avoid some common pitfalls!

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Show Notes

02:23 - Event bubbling

  • Some events bubble, some don't
  • Clicks bubble
  • Mouseevents bubble
  • Focus doesn't bubble

04:10 - Event capturing

  • Capture: down, bubble up
  • Canceling: prevent default
  • target` vs currentTarget
  • currentTarget is what got clicked
  • target is what you listened for the click on
  • event.isTrusted
  • addEventListener once: true

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