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HowTo: JSP Progress Bars

As web interfaces become ubiquitous, more and more complex back-end processing is necessary. Of course, stateless HTTP leaves few ways to tell users what's going on. Andrei Cioroianu presents a JSP technique to display application "progress bars." []

It's too bad there's so much scriplet action in this example, but the lesson is good. It'd be even nicer to see a JSTL port of this howto, or an alternate view approach (i.e. using Velocity or XML/XSL).

Posted in Java at Jun 30 2003, 06:32:03 AM MDT 4 Comments

I've found XML-RPC to be great for client-server communication. It would be trival to create an XML-RPC web service that takes a taskID and returns a percentage. The client page would call that service every 10 seconds or so via JavaScript and update the progress bar accordingly. A good client-side XML-RPC library is at and of course a good server side library is at

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Posted by on December 30, 2005 at 09:29 AM MST #

progress bar in servlets or jsp

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