Simon Willison’s Weblog


2 items tagged “eventdelegation”


A Snapshot of The Yahoo! Photos Beta (from 2006). Scott Schiller shares an internal retrospective on the Yahoo! Photos interface from 2006, which was years ahead of its time (they started building it before the term Ajax had even been coined). The material on memory management and event delegation is particularly interesting.

# 12th January 2009, 10:21 pm / ajax, eventdelegation, javascript, scott-schiller, yahoo, yahoophotos, yui


Event Delegation Made Easy. Dan Webb demonstrates a neat trick for event delegation in jQuery, using CSS selectors and the jQuery .is() method to dispatch to different callbacks from a single event handler based on the target of the event.

# 10th February 2008, 3:13 pm / dan-webb, delegation, eventdelegation, javascript, jquery