This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
I'm planning to use a server-side solution to persist. Where I am a little hazy is how to get display the previous searches to the user. I could use the fairly clunky drop-down list, but that's not what people are used to. I think they would prefer the style where when you place the cursor in the text box, the previous searches drop down... Also, I did not mention that my users all use Netscape 7.x. -Doug