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AJAXian Faces Progress Bar

Posted by edburns on May 19, 2005 at 6:30 PM PDT

I've written my first AJAXian JSF component. I took Greg Murray's very useful but
utterly non-componentized Progress Bar
example and generalized it into a faces component that allows you to simply put
this in your page:

<d:progressBar id="progressBar" 
                           interval="1000" />

And there you have a dynamically updating progress bar
that doesn't cause a page refresh.

I've written the component up in the Solutions Catalog
and you can get the source there as well. The main thing this building this component
taught me is that writing and debugging JavaScript is no-fun so I'm glad to see
that Faces can relieve the page author of such nonsense.

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