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Multiple ways to declare the target with bubbling? https://teamtreehouse.com/library/rsvp-checkbox

When Guil is creating the event listener "change" for the checkbox, it seems he declares the checkbox as the target with this line of code:

const checkbox = event.target;

I've only previously seen him declare the targets with an "if" statement, for example:

if (e.target.tagName === 'INPUT').

Can someone help me understand the first example? It starts at 5:14 in the video.


1 Answer

Sadly, there is not enough of a code sample supplied nor is there a direct reference or link to the video in question to be able to answer your question in an intelligent manner. Yes I can take a stab or two at this but it would be shooting in the dark for an answer that may or may not help you.


The video is below, it starts at the 5:40 mark.