Congrats, you completed the lesson! Now you’ve learned about JavaScript events and you can leverage these events on the DOM to create interactivity with event handlers.

Let’s review what you’ve learned:

  • You can register events to DOM elements using the addEventListener() method.
  • The addEventListener() method takes two arguments: an event type and an event handler function.
  • When an event is triggered on the event target, the registered event handler function executes.
  • Event handler functions can also be registered as values of onevent properties of their event target.
  • Event object properties like .target, .type, and .timeStamp are used to provide information about the event.
  • The addEventListener() method can be used to add multiple event handler functions to a single event.
  • The removeEventListener() method stops specific event handlers from “listening” for specific events firing.

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