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Unobtrusive JavaScript Gems

I’m diving in to ECMAScript for the first time, inspired by DOM Scripting (also called Unobtrusive JavaScript). As a web designer of a handful of years resorting to scripting has always left a bad aftertaste in my mouth, not so with these new techniques. Here’s a quick list of examples that have impressed me as I’ve been researching. (Not all of them fully comply with the ideals of unobtrusive script, but those that don’t could easily be.)