Questions tagged [event-programming]

Event-driven programming refers to the programming technique where the flow of the program is driven by recognition and handling of events such as mouse clicks, key presses, etc.

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When should I use event-based programming?

I have been passing callbacks or just triggering the functions from other function in my programs to make things happen once tasks complete. When something finishes, I trigger the function directly: ...
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How to ease the maintenance of event driven code?

When using an event based component I often feel some pain at maintenance phase. Since the executed code is all split around it can be quite hard to figure what will be all the code part that will ...
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How to create a timed-event architecture using a SQL database

The title of my question is general because I feel like this problem is of a general nature, but to set the stage I'm going to provide a specific example. We use a homegrown workflow engine that is ...
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How do I deal with side effects in Event Sourcing?

Let's assume that we want to implement a small security subsystem for a financial application that warns the users via email if a strange pattern is detected. For this example, the pattern will ...
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What's the simplest way to deal with events in C in this situation?

I'm writing a text-based game, in C. I want the game to handle NPCs movement and actions in the background, while the user is making his moves. I'd also use time-based events to tell the user when ...
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How does event bubbling generally work and is it synonym to event propagation?

I'm trying to wrap my head around the general workings and principles of event dispatching in event-driven (sub-)systems. Although I have used it on quite a few occasions in for instance Javascript, ...
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Learning event driven programming [closed]

I want to learn more about event driven programming. Especially where and why I would consider using events. What resources/books should I consider reading to this end? (note: I'm indifferent to ...
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When/Where to create/assign event handlers to its elements

Lets say I have the following code // JS $(function(){ $('[data-mc=logout]').click(function(){ if (!confirm(myconfig.msg['asklogout'])) { return false; ...