O'Reilly logo

PHP and script.aculo.us Web 2.0 Application Interfaces by Sridhar Rao

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 7. Creating Autocompletion using script.aculo.us

Having learned the in-place editing functionality, we now move to some serious fun. We will discuss yet another power functionality of autocompletion using script.aculo.us. Some of the key topics we will cover are:

  • Introduction to autocompletion

  • Explanation, types, and options of autocompletion

  • Code usage for autocompletion

  • Hands-on example using local and remote sources

Introduction to autocompletion

As the end user of an application, we would expect the system, as a whole, to be user-friendly and to help us achieve the desired results faster. It's always good to suggest to users possible matches for the results while the input is being entered, thus enabling the user to select a result if it ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required