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jQueryUI’s Autocomplete Function on InfoPath Forms in SharePoint

Recently I worked on a requirement where I need to implement the functionality of JQuery UI´s Auto Complete functionality on a Text box of Browser Based Infopath forms in SharePoint.

We all are familiar with this idea of AutoComplete, if not the actual term. You probably see it in action every single day as you use a search engine. As you type your search term(s), the search engine shows suggestions, probably based on some fairly sophisticated algorithms.
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InfoPath 2013 Web Browser- Creating Cascading Dropdown Fields with no Code

How many times you require functionality where in based on the selection of parent drop down generates the values to the child drop down.

Examples, selection of Continent fills the Countries drop down.

We can achieve this functionality in INFOPATH Web forms without writing a single line of code.
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Error occurred in deployment step ‘Recycle IIS Application Pool: Cannot connect to the SharePoint site

One of the frustrating problems that you might face while developing SharePoint applications is some of the errors that you really don’t know how to troubleshoot, or where to start your investigation, one of the errors I had is the following:

Error occurred in deployment step ‘Recycle IIS Application Pool’: Cannot connect to the SharePoint site: << Site Collection URL >>. Make sure that this is a valid URL and the SharePoint site is running on the local computer. If you moved this project to a new computer or if the URL of the SharePoint site has changed since you created the project, update the Site URL property of the project.

The solution here is that the user deploying using visual studio to have db_owner permission on the content database for the web application.