I've got a page I'm developing that queries a number of other service APIs - and it takes a bit of time for the page to grab all the assets. So - I'd like to put some sort of front-end JQuery-esque (if that's the best solution) loading screen so it's not just dead wait time.
Any hints on how to get around that? My first inclination is to load the page first - then load the other assets via some sort of AJAXy type thing - but I'd rather not do that if there's a simpler way to just keep what I already have.
Any help is appreciated!