Drupal.behaviors and Drupal-Specific JavaScript for Drupal 6, 7

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Goes into depth about some of the JavaScript constructs and tools that Drupal provides when writing JavaScript for Drupal. Topics include using Drupal.behaviors and variable settings.

There where a couple of changes to the Drupal.behaviors system for D7. You can find out more information about the changes here:

And more general information about using the new system here

Once you've converted from the old Drupal.behaviors.myModule = function(context) to the new syntax

Drupal.behaviors.myModule = {
attach: function(context, settings),
detach: function(context, settings)

The rest is pretty much the same.

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