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Need sample Java Script for implementing auto complete of a text box using Ajax ( Using JQuery)

can you let me know the JQuery script files that need to be included and a simple page that works by calling a URL and displays the options while we enter text into a textbox.
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Scott Fell,  EE MVE earned 500 total points
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If you use jquery ui, it is well documented.  http://jqueryui.com/autocomplete/
<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>jQuery UI Autocomplete - Remote datasource</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.4/themes/smoothness/jquery-ui.css">
  <script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.9.1.js"></script>
  <script src="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.4/jquery-ui.js"></script>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="/resources/demos/style.css">
  <style>
  .ui-autocomplete-loading {
    background: white url('images/ui-anim_basic_16x16.gif') right center no-repeat;
  }
  </style>
  <script>
  $(function() {
    function log( message ) {
      $( "<div>" ).text( message ).prependTo( "#log" );
      $( "#log" ).scrollTop( 0 );
    }
 
    $( "#birds" ).autocomplete({
      source: "search.php",
      minLength: 2,
      select: function( event, ui ) {
        log( ui.item ?
          "Selected: " + ui.item.value + " aka " + ui.item.id :
          "Nothing selected, input was " + this.value );
      }
    });
  });
  </script>
</head>
<body>
 
<div class="ui-widget">
  <label for="birds">Birds: </label>
  <input id="birds">
</div>
 
<div class="ui-widget" style="margin-top:2em; font-family:Arial">
  Result:
  <div id="log" style="height: 200px; width: 300px; overflow: auto;" class="ui-widget-content"></div>
</div>
 
 
</body>
</html>

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by:dhuma
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I am not able to make the above code working even with a valid URL that fetches the data for suggestions. Not sure where the code is breaking. where can we put some alert boxes to debug this.

also , will the above code make the ajax call implicilty to the URL specified? is Angular JS better to implement the auto complete,.
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
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Please post a link to your sample you are working with.  If you you are working locally, then create a sample page you can post. Otherwise we are just guessing.
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by:dhuma
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I am running the same code you posted as is , except for the URL which is pointing to a web server on my local machine. Where can put the alert box in the code below to debug.

$( "#birds" ).autocomplete({
      source: "search.php",
      minLength: 2,
      select: function( event, ui ) {
        log( ui.item ?
          "Selected: " + ui.item.value + " aka " + ui.item.id :
          "Nothing selected, input was " + this.value );
      }
    });
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