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Yet another blog about Ruby, Rails, Javascript, Apple, Malteses and Shih-Tzus by Gal Steinitz

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Update to "Fire and Consume Custom Global Events in jQuery"

Update 9-8-2012: Global events with Backbone JS

This is an update to a previous post

jQuery 1.4 is out, and the undocumented syntax I described for triggering and responding to global events has changed. You can still use the same pattern. When firing a global event, bind to any element on the DOM, such as ‘body’ or document:


This is a great way to decouple code and when used like a messaging system, can really clean up your code.