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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Responding to User Interaction The Event Object

Why is the 'event' parameter necessary in the function?

Why is the 'event' argument necessary in the function?

document.addEventListener('click',function(){ console.log(event.target) })

the code works without it

2 Answers

The event object is optional, but it give addition information about the event. For example, it probably contains which element exactly what clicked, where the mouse was when it clicked, etc. Guil will show usages of event in the next couple videos. :smiley:

Happy c0d1ng! :grin:

:dizzy: ~Alex :dizzy: