On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 8:24 PM, Shawn McKenzie<nos...@mckenzies.net> wrote:
> Bastien Koert wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 5:30 PM, Shawn McKenzie<nos...@mckenzies.net> wrote:
>>> PJ wrote:
>>>> I have a bit of a situation.
>>>> I have set up addBooks, editBooks and deleteBooks pages. Before
>>>> complicating my life & mixing them up in one file, I am running tests.
>>>> I'd like to make them idiot proof, up to a point.
>>>> When the page is submitted and the code is parsed, the form inputs
>>>> remain on the screen along with the submit buttons.
>>>> I'm not sure of what is the normal way of closing/hiding/wiping the
>>>> screen output before showing the result output of the operation.
>>>> I do not want a user to resubmit the input which is still in the input
>>>> I am wondering if I should be using some code to clear the inputs like
>>>> unsetting??? sessions or a break or am I doing something wrong with the
>>>> flow of the code?
>>>> I'd like to leave the pages with only the output of success (or failure)
>>>> and links to do another add/edit/delete operation.
>>>> Thanks for any suggestions.
>>> I've never tried it, but you can possibly submit to an intermediate page
>>> that stuffs the post vars into a session, echos "please wait" and then
>>> redirects to the page that does the processing. The processing page
>>> gets the sessions vars and does its business.
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>> What about placing the contents in different divs and showing hiding
>> those divs on submit? Then using AJAX to update the server / database
>> with the requested operation?
> That's a good one, however I'm assuming you haven't been following PJ's
> posts :-) Once he tries AJAX, I feel for the js.general and
> ajax.general folks!
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Well, I have followed PJ's posts and agree that this [AJAX] is
something that he's not ready for yet.
@PJ, the whole submit / process/ redraw the form only takes a few
seconds and the simplest thing is to just place a spinning 'buy' gif
image in the center of the page to let people know something is
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