Conquer event-driven design using dojo.connect

Explore how dojo.connect and pub/sub make web applications more maintainable

From the developerWorks archives

Mike Wilcox

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: January 25, 2011

This article explains how event-driven design is loosely coupled and fits neatly into a browser-based application and Dojo's object-oriented framework. The result is a tool that helps maintain modularity in code. The modules are then glued together using dojo.connect, a powerful function that you can use not only for Document Object Model (DOM) events, but also for custom application events. Finally, the article compares dojo.connect and pub/sub, including their different degrees of loose coupling.

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