About the Talk
April 24, 2010 1:15 PM
Working with events is just part of working with the web. Events help us keep track of what our users are doing, what our server is sending us, and how one part of our app can communicate with another part. jQuery's event system is flexible and intuitive, letting you handle both DOM and custom events with the same API. What if you could hook directly into jQuery's event system to add additional functionality to events as they are bound and unbound? You could create some pretty awesome and complex custom events, and you can do it with jQuery right now! They are called Special Events. Learn how to create events that go beyond just the standard custom event.