OK, what about:


On 16 Jan 2009, at 14:04, jason maina wrote:

> Im using php/mysql on the back-end
> On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 2:01 PM, Peter De Berdt <peter.de.be...@pandora.be 
> > wrote:
> On 16 Jan 2009, at 11:39, Stucture_Ulf wrote:
>> Does anyone have good examples or links to how to work with a  
>> progress
>> bar if you select an iframe solution?
> You didn't say what framework/backend language you are using.
> When it comes to Rails, the only way to do it as far as I know is by  
> adding the mongrel_progress plugin to mongrel and serving your app  
> that way. You need full access to the VPS/server to do it.
> http://mongrel.rubyforge.org/wiki/UploadProgress
> Flash-based uploaders are a lot easier, they monitor upload progress  
> clientside and don't need serverside "hacks" nor a periodical  
> updater firing off requests every few seconds to monitor progress.
> I doubt there's any ready-made just-plug-something-in solution out  
> there, because you really need to understand what you are actually  
> doing.
> For SWFUpload gotchas in Rails applications, I'm referring to a  
> thread I participated in a while ago detailing all the steps needed  
> to take to get SWFUpload to work seamlessly with Rails > 2. Most of  
> the stuff that's in there will probably apply to other frameworks  
> too (maybe a slightly different implementatio). If the javascript  
> and tips are totally gibberish for you, I would go for a simple non- 
> ajax upload until you're more familiar with clientside web technology.
> http://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-talk/browse_thread/thread/45f70281a5992fa7

Best regards

Peter De Berdt

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