mutabor is programmer-friendly wrapper for DOM Mutation events API
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mutabor.js Update detection of DOMCharacterDataModified Mar 11, 2013


Mutabor was created to simplify handling of DOM Mutation events such as DOMNodeInserted, DOMNodeRemoved, DOMAttrModified and DOMCharacterDataModified. This tiny library have no additional dependencies and can be used without interfering with any existing dom traversing toolkit (jQuery, dojo, etc.).

Use cases

Mutabor can be used as framework for building rich custom controls in unobstrusive way. It is also very useful in development of complex UserJs scripts

In current version

As for version 0.2 mutabor supports following:

  • Detecting browser support for various DOM Mutation events
  • Setting event handlers for DOMNodeInserted and DOMNodeRemoved

Usage examples


  1. Version 0.3 – support for