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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Traversing the DOM Using parentNode to Traverse Up the DOM

Carlos Reyes
Carlos Reyes
30,056 Points

False impression min 3:16

In min 3:16 it looks like mouseover deletes the entire list. It we put the mouse directly in the last item you will see that that is not case.

This made me stop the video and try to understand the code. ;)

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
215,972 Points

As each item is removed, the next item moves up, and therefore under the mouse. So even though the code removes just one item at a time, moving the mouse over the first one causes a "cascade" effect that removes them all.