0 Replies Latest reply on Jun 13, 2009 8:24 PM by Miggl

    Best Implementation of Loading Animations?

    Miggl Level 1

      Hi All,

       

      I'm developing quite a few custom components for my FLEX app that are data dependent, so naturally I would like to let the user know that something is going on while the data is being loaded (to prevent them from going stir-crazy and clicking all over the place).

      I would like to show a loading animation in each component. How would I go about that?

       

      My initial thoughts on this are:

       

      1. Create custom component with loading animation displayed by default.
      2. Hide loading animation when creationComplete is fired.

       

      I have seen some very good implementations of this at Ancestry.com (sorry, I'm not able to find a good URL without you needing to be a member, but I was able to take snapshot of one item loading), and was wondering what the best way to go about this is.

       

      Thanks!

      -Mike

       

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