Simplistic strength estimation gives bad advice. Without checking for common patterns, the practice of encouraging numbers and symbols means encouraging passwords that might only be slightly harder for a computer to crack, and yet frustratingly harder for a human to remember.
In a world of WebGL, WebRTC and other fancy web APIs that start with “Web”, requestAutocomplete is rather unglamorous. However, it’s a superhero in beige clothing. A tiny, boring API that can stick a stake through the heart of the web payments time-vampire.
jQuery.suggest is a simple inline autosuggest jQuery plugin. It takes an array of terms as haystack and suggests the user the first item that matches what has been typed to this point. The suggestion is updated with every keystroke. Tab or Enter will accept the suggestion and update the input field accordingly.