Problem with lightning:input component. Onchange event

I am trying to use “lightning:input” components (still in beta) but I encounter an issue when the component is firing the onchange event :

Something has gone wrong. Underlying raw object [object Object] does not support property: currentTarget
Failing descriptor: {c$testComponents$controller$sayHello}.
Please try again.


<lightning:input type="text" value="test" name="inputText" label="Input" onchange="{!c.sayHello}"/>


sayHello : function(component, event, helper) {

Does anyone have a workaround which works with this component ?

Thank you !


Thanks for bringing this up. This is a known problem that is currently being worked on. In the meantime, you can work around the issue by binding a change handler to the value attribute:

<aura:attribute name="value" type="String" />
<aura:handler name="change" value="{!v.value}" action="{!c.onValueChange}" />
<lightning:input type="text" value="{!v.value}" />

Source : Link , Question Author : Lucas Ennouchi , Answer Author : Eugene Kashida

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