[Seaside] Displaying progress on a web page

Dmitry Dorofeev dima-sender-3c337a at yasp.com
Thu Aug 17 11:44:15 UTC 2006

Also there is server PUSH technology, search Google.

You can have an <ifarme> in your page, which updates from the server
size, it renders full HTML page in each go. Just an option, if you 
don't want to mess with Javascript.

Philippe Marschall wrote:
> 2006/8/16, Mart-Mari Breedt <breedt_m at aircom.co.za>:
>> Hi,
>> How would one update an WAComponent without using a timed update?
>> An example would be a progress list, that gets updated by an long
>> running process.
>> Thank you,
> Ideally you would be able to use Comet for that. It would allow you to
> create events on the server and evaluate them in the client.
> Unfortunately it's not there yet.
> So either fix it yourself ;) or use polling (periodical). The overhead
> should not be that heavy if you only have a few users and comet would
> require an open http connection and periodical updates anyway.
> When the progress is done, inject a script that redirects to the next 
> "page".
> Just remember to run the periodical updates in a new Process.
> Philippe
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