convenience wrapper for a event system
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event system

This wrapper here is for backbone-events-standalone and thus the Backbone event system.


You can choose any library that supports the choosen syntax.

Please provide

objs.on("name", function(data) {})"name", function(data) {})
objs.once("name", function(data) {})
objs.trigger("name", function(data) {})
objs.onAll(function(eventName, data) {})   // (optional)

Here is a list of some popular libraries that offer this functionality:

Not all of them use the same method names or signatures. Please try to adapt those the signatures given above.

How to use

1. install

npm install biojs-events --save

2. Mix the events capability with your object

After the code of your BioJS component add the events capability by mixing you component prototype with the event class


3. Trigger events

Now in your code you can use the events methods (trigger, off,on,once):

self.trigger('onSomethingChanged', {
 data : "some data"

and of course listen to your own events:

self.on('onSomethingChanged', function(data){
 console.log(data); // will print "some data"