Testing the theory that putting the word “total”, “complete”, or “absolute” in front of any noun automatically makes for an excellent insult.
If you’re looking for an accessible standalone autocomplete script, this one from GDS looks very good (similar to Lea’s awesomplete).
This is a really good use-case for cancelling fetch requests: making API calls while autocompleting in search.
Equal parts clever and scary. By using
autocomplete in HTML and some offscreen positioning in CSS, it’s possible to extract some unexpected personal information.
I expect browsers will be closing these holes pretty quickly.
A useful primer on which combinations of attributes and values work best for which form fields:
Lea wasn’t happy with the lack of styling and extensibility of the datalist element, so she rolled her own lightweight autocomplete/type-ahead widget, and she’s sharing it with the world.
The accidental beauty in Google’s autosuggest algorithm.
Yeah, it’s an April Fool’s video (lamest day on the internet) but this is amusing.