Turning Off Autocomplete Using HTML

Autocomplete is a function in most modern browsers (IE 7+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Opera) that remembers commonly named entries in previous forms and enters it on new forms.

This can be a handy tool for users so they don’t have to keep entering common information. However, for a developer, it can be an extremely annoying and potentially dangerous feature.

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2 Weeks with Google Chrome

Most people are creatures of habit.  Just look at almost any Analytics report now days and you’ll still see that around 20% of most “average” web visitors still use Internet Explorer 6… a browser that was released in 2001 and is EXTREMELY out of date.

So, in an effort to change some of my own habits and try something new, I decided to try setting my default browser from Internet Explorer 8 to Google Chrome.

The following paragraphs are a few of my observations on the browser and how well it performs in everyday environments.

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Mr. Internet… Please Kill IE6

Bring Down IE6!I really don’t know who mr. Internet is… or if there really is such a thing. I tend to think of him (at least in my mind) as the wizard behind the curtain in the Wizard of Oz.

But, unlike the Wiz’, I’m not asking him for a heart, for courage, or for a brain… I’m asking him to kill, murder, all around X-Out Internet Explorer 6.

It was born in 2001, lived a good live… but it has since been replaced by Internet Explorer 7 and 8.  So, it’s time to put it to pasture or… frankly, just put a bullet in it’s source code and be over with it.

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