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jQuery: A Beginner's Guide by John Pollock

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Chapter 7

The Event Object

Key Skills & Concepts

image The Event Object in jQuery

image Event Properties

image Event Methods

In Chapter 3, you learned about handling events in jQuery. One of the pieces of this topic that was touched on was the Event object, which has properties and methods that can be used for any event that occurs.

You have been passing the Event object as an argument to many of your event handlers using event (lowercase) as a convenient name. Technically, ...

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