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jQuery Tiny Pub/Sub: A really, really, REALLY tiny pub/sub implementation for jQuery.
/* jQuery Tiny Pub/Sub - v0.7 - 10/27/2011
* http://benalman.com/
* Copyright (c) 2011 "Cowboy" Ben Alman; Licensed MIT, GPL */
(function($) {
var o = $({});
$.subscribe = function() {
o.on.apply(o, arguments);
};
$.unsubscribe = function() {
o.off.apply(o, arguments);
};
$.publish = function() {
o.trigger.apply(o, arguments);
};
}(jQuery));
/* jQuery Tiny Pub/Sub - v0.7 - 10/27/2011
* http://benalman.com/
* Copyright (c) 2011 "Cowboy" Ben Alman; Licensed MIT, GPL */
(function(a){var b=a({});a.subscribe=function(){b.on.apply(b,arguments)},a.unsubscribe=function(){b.off.apply(b,arguments)},a.publish=function(){b.trigger.apply(b,arguments)}})(jQuery)
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gmanish commented Dec 4, 2015

I know some javascript and little of jQuery (been playing with Ember, just for fun). I understand the on off methods, but I do not understand what var o = $({}); does. Can anyone please explain?

As always, google doesn't consider these braces and the $ in its search results.

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shshaw commented Apr 14, 2016

@gmanish var o = $({}) simply creates a jQuery collection with an empty object {} that becomes the recipient of all the event triggers. As other comments show, the recipient could be anything like $('<b />').

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I am telling you this is working really good.

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ionutzp commented Apr 1, 2023

@cowboy this gist is getting spammed

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