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The Cucumber Book, 2nd Edition by Steve Tooke, Aslak Hellesoy, Matt Wynne

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Searching with Ajax

Our users are ecstatic about the search feature we released, and Squeaker has taken over most of the world, leaving millions of messages in our system. Some of the users have complained that despite the new search functionality, it takes too long to find what they are looking for. During usability testing sessions, we also discovered that many of the users don’t even know what they are looking for!

We have come up with an idea that we think might improve this. We’re going to try to make search results more incremental by displaying them as the user types—even before they hit the Search button. This is described by a new scenario:

 Scenario​: Find messages by content using auto-search ...

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