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JavaScript DOM Scripting By Example Editing and Filtering Names Filter Invitees Who Have Not Responded

James Crosslin
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James Crosslin
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My solution was different

So I didn't like that Guil wanted to insert a checkbox with javascript that will be available on page load anyway. It seems more error-prone than simply putting it into the HTML since it's not going anywhere. So I added mine to the HTML, added a class to my CSS that I called hidden that has display property set to none so that I could toggle instead of add yet another if else clause (I hate how wordy if else clauses get), then used this as my event listener:

const filterContainer = ul.previousElementSibling;

filterContainer.addEventListener("change", (e) => {
  //gets the children of ul (which are all our list items) and makes them an array and
  //filters li that don't have the responded class into an array
  [...ul.children].filter( li => !li.classList.contains("responded"))
    //hides each element stored in the filter array
    .forEach( li => li.classList.toggle("hidden"));

Does anyone like this approach more as a cleaner solution or is it just me? Is it too abstract?