If you’re looking for an accessible standalone autocomplete script, this one from GDS looks very good (similar to Lea’s awesomplete).
Saturday, April 28th, 2018
Friday, April 20th, 2018
This is a really good use-case for cancelling fetch requests: making API calls while autocompleting in search.
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
Sunday, October 16th, 2016
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.
Friday, May 27th, 2016
Monday, December 28th, 2015
A useful primer on which combinations of attributes and values work best for which form fields:
Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
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.
Sunday, April 28th, 2013
The accidental beauty in Google’s autosuggest algorithm.
Friday, April 1st, 2011
Yeah, it’s an April Fool’s video (lamest day on the internet) but this is amusing.