What are Synthetic Events even…
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Sets of events are defined by HTML, and JS uses event handlers (or event listeners) to manage these. React has it’s own implementation as well but written in JSX, some are known as
onKeyUp , etc.
React makes use of basic HTML events, or the browser’s native events, by wrapping them in something called
SyntheticEvents. This wrapper allows React to make sure events are handled the same way across all browsers (a.k.a. standardization) for consistency. These events also have methods like
Here are some attributes that synthetic events have, as taken from the React documentation: