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What is "e" in this example: "e.target"?

I need some help with this. I dont get what "e" is. This in line one, the "e", what exactly is it and how it works. I dont really need help on the ".target" part though. I thank you in advance.

form.addEventListener("submit", (e) => {
  const text = input.value;
  const li = createLI(text)
  input.value = "";

3 Answers

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From my understanding, e stands in for event. In fact often people declare 'e' as the word 'event' for clarity.

Here's some documentation on what you can access via DOM events.


Hope it helps.

Thanks everyone!!