Observer pattern


From Wikipedia:

Observer pattern

The observer pattern is a software design pattern in which an object, called the subject, maintains a list of its dependents, called observers, and notifies them automatically of any state changes, usually by calling one of their methods.

So here is a simple implementation of Observer pattern in pure JavaScript:

function Subject() {
    this.listeners = [];
    this.addListener = listener => this.listeners.push(listener);
    this.removeListener = listener => his.listeners.splice(this.listeners.indexOf(listener), 1);
    this.notify = message => this.listeners.forEach(listener => listener.update(message));

let observer1 = {
    update: (message) => console.log('Listener1: ' + message),

let observer2 = {
    update: (message) => console.log('Listener2: ' + message),

const subject = new Subject();
subject.notify('Hello World!');

It will output

Listener1: Hello World!
Listener2: Hello World!


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