Abstract base observer class. Observers are classes which listen to DOM events, do the preliminary
processing and fire events on the
Observers can also add features to the view, for instance by updating its status or marking elements
which need refresh on DOM events.
Reference to the
isEnabled : Boolean
State of the observer. If it is disabled events will not be fired.
Instance of the view controller.
constructor( view )
Creates an instance of the observer.
view : View
Disables and destroys the observer, among others removes event listeners created by the observer.
Disables the observer. This method is called before rendering to prevent firing events during rendering.
A typical use case for disabling observers is that mutation observers need to be disabled for the rendering. However, a child class may not need to be disabled, so it can implement an empty method.
observe( domElement, name )
Starts observing the given root element.
domElement : HTMLElement
name : String
The name of the root element.