Christian Heilmann

Posts Tagged ‘Optimisation’

Event Handling versus Event Delegation

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

If you ever wondered how flexible web applications with hundreds of objects that need event handling are built, the trick behind it is called “Event Delegation”.

I didn’t come up with it, and it is nothing new either, but as some people seem to get confused when the term crops up, I’ve written a quick example why event delegation helps keeping web apps light and fast.