Using the BusyIndicator


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Using the BusyIndicator

When you have a long-running process that impacts the user experience, you should display some type of busy notification. Silverlight includes the BusyIndicator control for these scenarios. For this demonstration, I will use Visual Studio and a project called UsingBusyIndicator. I will start by looking inside the DefaultSettingsPage. The idea behind this interface is the user clicks on this Upload Photos to your journal. I will send the photos to the server and while the photos are uploading, I will show a busy indicator. I am going to drag a busy indicator into the bottom half of the screen.

I will go to my Toolbox, go to the All Silverlight Controls section and find the BusyIndicator. I will drag it to my designer surface and make it a little bit taller and a lot wider. It doesn't look like much now. It won't show up until I set the IsBusy property equal to true. I'll double-click on the Upload Photos button and I will write a little bit of code here. What this code does is c...

Using the BusyIndicator
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Using the BusyIndicator provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Silverlight 5 Essential Training

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Developer
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Silverlight Visual Studio
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