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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

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

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

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

Playing: 325: Hasty Treat - Keyboard Events Are Surprisingly Interesting



Feb 8th, 2021

Hasty Treat - Keyboard Events Are Surprisingly Interesting

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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about keyboard events and some of the fascinating things you can do with them!

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Show Notes

03:04 - The Events

08:02 - Event meta data

 "key": "c",
 "keyCode": 67,
 "which": 67,
 "code": "KeyC",
 "location": 0,
 "altKey": false,
 "ctrlKey": false,
 "metaKey": true,
 "shiftKey": false
  • Others:
    • .locale
    • .repeat

16:46 - Media keys

18:32 - When might you use key codes?

  • Space bar to stop a video on a page
  • Building a game
  • Making a web app feel more like an app

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