event handler

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event handler

A software routine that provides the processing for various events such as mouse movement, a mouse click, a keystroke or a spoken word. See event, event driven and event management system.
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The ID allows resolving which stream event object is related to this descriptor in receiver side.
With pointers, every touch point on the screen gets its own "event object," which developers can link to directly with their application code.
PhotoScripter 1.0 is a preliminary release of Main Event's Photoshop plug-in which implements the Apple Event Object Model and provides a large semantic vocabulary that is used by script writers.
Finally, in the test phase, participants are given the choice between the original event object (Seven-Up) and the suggested object (Coke) and asked to choose which one occurred in the original event.
Calls to callCbacks will bind to the new method (since the global event identifier is hidden by the Event object declared in class scope,) ensuring that the logical event is relayed as an external event.
LDPC kernels for the CPU work in a pipeline manner with explicit synchronization techniques using event objects [12].
Pedagogically, event objects aren't really necessary for teaching about the mechanism of event listening, and it saves teaching time to leave them out.
The book emphasizes the event-driven nature of Flex by periodically reminding readers how to leverage the event objects. Ahmed is the creator of the Community Flex site.