Hasty Treat - Keyboard Events Are Surprisingly Interesting


In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about keyboard events and some of the fascinating things you can do with them!

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Show Notes

03:04 - The Events

08:02 - Event meta data

"key": "c", "keyCode": 67, "which": 67, "code": "KeyC", "location": 0, "altKey": false, "ctrlKey": false, "metaKey": true, "shiftKey": false
  • Others:
    • .locale
    • .repeat

16:46 - Media keys

18:32 - When might you use key codes?

  • Space bar to stop a video on a page
  • Building a game
  • Making a web app feel more like an app
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