Event Binding

Learn about Angular event binding and how to use event binding in Ionic applications.

Angular event binding

Angular event binding allows our pages to detect and respond to user interactions, such as typing text into an input field, submitting a form, or selecting options from lists.

Without event binding, our apps would be limited in usability and provide a pretty poor experience for our users.

Event binding syntax

The syntax for event binding consists of a target event (such as a mouse click or keypress) within parentheses to the left of the equals sign, followed by a template statement (used to respond to the event) in quotes on the right.

Using event binding in the template-app app

Event binding has been used in the template-app/src/app/home/home.page.html template to set the navigation link for each list item (highlighted):

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