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  • "Unobtrusive JavaScript" is a general approach to the use of JavaScript in web pages. The unobtrusive solution is to register the necessary event handlers programmatically, rather than inline. — “Unobtrusive JavaScript - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Unobtrusive research (or unobtrusive measures) is a method of data collection used primarily in the social sciences. Unobtrusive measures are contrasted with interviews and questionnaires, in that they try to find indirect ways to obtain the necessary data. — “Unobtrusive research - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • User:Backzlider seem to have a few issues with Unobtrusive JavaScript and through the use of many WP:AWW Weasel Words like "it could be argued" he tries to put the concept down. When he says that the article by Stuart Langridge might be called hijacked it is almost entertaining. — “Talk:Unobtrusive JavaScript - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The director had, no doubt, seen the anxiety in K.'s eyes as he tried to cope with this dialect of Italian, he joined in with this conversation in a way that was so adroit and unobtrusive that he seemed to be adding no more than minor comments, whereas in fact he was swiftly and patiently breaking into what the Italian said so that K. could understand. — “The Trial” by Franz Kafka
  • Talk had been going on steadily as he took in the scene; and not the least of the contrasts of that bewildering breakfast-table was the contrast between the easy and unobtrusive tone of talk and its terrible purport. — “The Man who was Thursday” by GK Chesterton
  • There are a few other departments of minor consequence, but all are carried on so noiselessly, and quietly that the evidence of a government seems to vanish altogether, and social order to be as regular and unobtrusive as if it were a law of nature. — “The Coming Race” by EGEL Bulwer-Lytton
  • For the common purposes of society the extraordinary change thus produced in her is, beyond all doubt, a change for the better, seeing that it has transformed her into a civil, silent, unobtrusive woman, who is never in the way. — “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins
  • He was a most agreeable, instructive, and obliging companion; who seemed peculiarly to possess the art of making life pleasant by the adroit management of unobtrusive resources. — “Sybil” by Benjamin Disraeli
  • Some unobtrusive touch had been added to Mademoiselle Bourienne's toilet which rendered her fresh and pretty face yet more attractive. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy

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