Saturday, December 25, 2004

How to Implement your own Google Suggest Interface

Click here for AmazonAre you wondering how you might implement your own Google Suggest-style web interface, which automatically populates a listbox based upon characters entered into a text-box? Okay, maybe you're not, but if you happen to be (a) a geek, (b) with nothing to do on Christmas afternoon, and (c) not otherwise engaged, you might have a look at the following.

From the JoelOnSoftware discussion board, Gavi Narra points to his own implementation of a dictionary application with a complete (and nicely done) description of how it was implemented in ASP.NET.

Update: Robert Plank points us to this PHP tutorial: Google Suggest with PHP.

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