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JavaScript Interacting with the DOM Traversing the DOM Event Bubbling and Delegation

Jason Beton
Jason Beton
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 463 Points

Attaching as close as possible

Can we attach ul itself instead of div. In the video is mentined that closest is the best. Can we just do something like: const taskList = document.getElementsByTagName(“ul”) and then we do the same as is explained in the video?

Its already targeting ul, because I can see in parentheses class name is ul attached.

could you make me to be sure. Thanks

1 Answer

Hannah Cherba
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Hannah Cherba
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 14,319 Points

You can definitely access the ul that way. I think what the video was trying to get at is event bubbling: how by targeting the div you access everything in the div. If you are continuing with the beginning javascript course they put at lot of what you are learning in the interacting with the DOM course into action. Also, experiment! Just like they say in the practice challenge videos, you can come to the same solution in different ways. Hope this helps.