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KnockoutJS Web Development by John Farrar

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Enhancing attribute handling

Now, while custom tags are awesome, there is just something different about passing everything in with a single param attribute. The reason for this is that this process matches how our tags work when we are using the data-bind approach to coding. In the following example, we will look at passing things in via individual attributes. This is not meant to work as a data-bind approach, but it is focused completely on the custom tag element component.

The first thing you want to do is make sure this enhancement doesn't cause any issues with the normal elements. We did this by checking the custom elements for a standard prefix. You do not need to work through this code as it is a bit more advanced. The easiest thing to do ...

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