"Busy Animation" without an UpdatePanel
Posted on 2013-01-15
I have an Upload form on my page. Given ASP:FileUpload's proclivity for getting in a fight with the AJAX:UpdatePanel, I'm running the form sans the panel. The form runs great, but I'm getting users with 100+ thousand record files to upload, and at times it takes upwards of a minute to load their files into the database.
Now, if the AJAX:AsyncFileUpload worked on our server (there's some obscure issue with the server that forced me into using ASP:FileUpload instead) I'd be using an UpdatePanel, and subsequently an UpdateProgress... But I can't use either, as the form has to exist outside an UpdatePanel to allow the file to actually be detected.
So this brings me to the question:
Is there a simple and elegant way to implement "UpdateProgress" like functionality, without using AJAX:UpdatePanel/AJAX:UpdateProgress?