Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Responding to events, part of HTML Essential Training (2017).
- [Instructor] It's time for us to finish…the basic functionality of our tabbed panels…by responding to the event listener.…Now we're gonna do that…by finishing up our displayPanel function.…So I've opened up the next .htm…that's found in the 08_06 folder,…and you can see this one is a little further along.…The displayPanel function's got some things built into it…and I wanna talk about what those are…before we finish this up.…The first thing is you'll notice that…inside the parentheses now there is this "tabToActivate".…And what is that?…Well, we made that up.…
Basically, whenever the function's being called,…an object is being passed into it.…That object that's being passed into it…is the tab that's been clicked.…So essentially, we're saying to ourselves, "tabToActivate".…So we can call that whatever we want to.…We coulda named it "Fred" for example.…But "tabToActivate" is a lot more descriptive.…After that, we have another for loop.…So you remember earlier from what…these for loops are doing, right?…So what we're doing is every time this displayPanel…
- Why is HTML important?
- Exploring an HTML document
- Formatting content
- Displaying images
- Using nav, article, and div elements
- Linking to pages and downloadable content
- Creating lists
- Controlling styling (fonts, colors, and more)
- Writing basic scripts
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introducing HTML
2. Basic Page Structure
3. Formatting Page Content
4. Structuring Content
5. Creating Links
6. Creating Lists
7. Controlling Styling
8. Basic Scripting
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