What is an Event? Flowcab answers this question nicely! https://www.flocabulary.com/unit/coding-events/vocab/
noun – an action that causes something else to happen in a computer program.
The video paused in response to the event of me pressing the spacebar.
Action (noun) something performed by a user that causes a program to respond.
The action of me clicking the icon caused the program to launch.
Event handler (noun) a bit of code that listens for a discrete event and executes a given reaction when the event occurs.
The event handler makes my character jump when I press the m key. In pseudocode, it reads “when m pressed, character jumps.”
Interactive (adjective) allowing two-way communication between a computer and a person.
Most computer games are highly interactive.