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Remove the 300ms delay onclick / ontouch for Mobile Touchdevices

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fastbutton.js
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//What is this all about: http://code.google.com/intl/de-DE/mobile/articles/fast_buttons.html
//This Version "forked" from: http://forum.jquery.com/topic/how-to-remove-the-300ms-delay-when-clicking-on-a-link-in-jquery-mobile
 
//======================================================== FASTCLICK
function FastButton(element, handler) {
this.element = element;
this.handler = handler;
element.addEventListener('touchstart', this, false);
};
FastButton.prototype.handleEvent = function(event) {
switch (event.type) {
case 'touchstart': this.onTouchStart(event); break;
case 'touchmove': this.onTouchMove(event); break;
case 'touchend': this.onClick(event); break;
case 'click': this.onClick(event); break;
}
};
FastButton.prototype.onTouchStart = function(event) {
event.stopPropagation();
this.element.addEventListener('touchend', this, false);
document.body.addEventListener('touchmove', this, false);
this.startX = event.touches[0].clientX;
this.startY = event.touches[0].clientY;
isMoving = false;
};
FastButton.prototype.onTouchMove = function(event) {
if(Math.abs(event.touches[0].clientX - this.startX) > 10 || Math.abs(event.touches[0].clientY - this.startY) > 10) {
this.reset();
}
};
FastButton.prototype.onClick = function(event) {
this.reset();
this.handler(event);
if(event.type == 'touchend') {
preventGhostClick(this.startX, this.startY);
}
};
FastButton.prototype.reset = function() {
this.element.removeEventListener('touchend', this, false);
document.body.removeEventListener('touchmove', this, false);
};
function preventGhostClick(x, y) {
coordinates.push(x, y);
window.setTimeout(gpop, 2500);
};
function gpop() {
coordinates.splice(0, 2);
};
function gonClick(event) {
for(var i = 0; i < coordinates.length; i += 2) {
var x = coordinates[i];
var y = coordinates[i + 1];
if(Math.abs(event.clientX - x) < 25 && Math.abs(event.clientY - y) < 25) {
event.stopPropagation();
event.preventDefault();
}
}
};
document.addEventListener('click', gonClick, true);
var coordinates = [];
function initFastButtons() {
new FastButton(document.getElementById("fastclick"), goSomewhere);
};
function goSomewhere() {
var theTarget = document.elementFromPoint(this.startX, this.startY);
if(theTarget.nodeType == 3) theTarget = theTarget.parentNode;
var theEvent = document.createEvent('MouseEvents');
theEvent.initEvent('click', true, true);
theTarget.dispatchEvent(theEvent);
};
//========================================================
 
//When using jQuery call init on domReady-Event
$(document).ready(function() {
initFastButtons();
})

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