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JavaScript™ for Programmers: Deitel by Harvey M. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc., Paul J. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc.

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11. JavaScript: Events

OBJECTIVES

In this chapter you’ll learn:

• The concepts of events, event handlers and event bubbling.

• To create and register event handlers that respond to mouse and keyboard events.

• To use the event object to get information about an event.

• To recognize and respond to common events, including onload, onmousemove, onmouseover, onmouseout, onfocus, onblur, onsubmit and onreset.

The wisest prophets make sure of the event first.—Horace Walpole

Do you think I can listen all day to such stuff?—Lewis Carroll

The user should feel in control of the computer; not the other way around. This is achieved in applications that embody three qualities: responsiveness, permissiveness, and consistency.Inside Macintosh, Volume 1 ...

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