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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Traversing the DOM Getting All Children of a Node with children

how did the buttons work without any further code?

i dont get it

Jonathan Grieve
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 90,824 Points

Hello Kwame. Can you give us some context for your query? Which code portion is it that you're asking about and at which part of the video? Hopefully then we'll be able to get to the botom of your question. Thanks! :)

1 Answer

Courtney Wilson
Courtney Wilson
8,031 Points

This is late but... the buttons were already "programmed" or handled through the event listener on the ul element. The click event handler was still present on the parent ul element so any element being added under it with buttons will receive the click event handler attached to it.