I faced the following problem today: How can I initialize jQuery components after being loaded by KnockoutJS? Specifically I was trying to initialize a select2 component.
The first naive solution was to try using something like:
That did not work.
After a quick googling I found this Stackoverflow question, How to use jQuery in a Knockout.js Template?; sadly for whatever reason none of the current answers are marked as a solution although is clear the one with the most upvotes answers it correctly: you have to use custom bindings.
I created a jsFiddle demonstrating this solution, really cool stuff: