BackboneJS - Event Once


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Description

It is just like an on event, but causes the bound callback to only fire once before being removed.

Syntax

object.once(event, callback function, [context])

Parameters

  • event − It binds an object.

  • callback − It is reference to the code.

  • context − It is an object that can be passed to a callback function.

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   
   <head>
      <title>Event Once Example</title>
      <script src = "https://code.jquery.com/jquery-2.1.3.min.js"
         type = "text/javascript"></script>
      
      <script src = "https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/underscore.js/1.8.2/underscore-min.js"
         type = "text/javascript"></script>
      
      <script src = "https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/backbone.js/1.1.2/backbone-min.js"
         type = "text/javascript"></script>
   </head>
   
   <body>
      <script type = "text/javascript">
         //The created object 'myVal' is extended using Backbone.Events method
         var myVal = _.extend({name:'TutorialsPoint!!!'}, Backbone.Events);

         //The once() method causes the bound callback to only fire once before being removed
         myVal.once('hello', function () {
            document.write("The value after firing once is: ");
            document.write(this.name);//name will get displayed by referring the current object
         });

         //It triggers the 'hello' event on object 'myVal'
         myVal.trigger('hello');
      </script>
      
   </body>
</html>

Output

Let us carry out the following steps to see how the above code works −

  • Save the above code in once.htm file

  • Open this HTML file in a browser.

backbonejs_events.htm
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