Ajax File Download

How to download a file with events as like that of Ajax Upload. Its impossible to attach an event before and after a download through javascript. Browser doesn’t allow this type of events for security reasons. Usually a file can be downloaded simply clicking on <A> link pointing to the URL and browser prompts a save dialog to the user.

A file download sometimes may take several minutes, there is no way to display a progress message (ex: downloading.. please wait) to the user like that of Ajax loading (once save dialog displayed , it should be hidden). Read more

Adding JScript Intellisense in VS2008 for External files

“Reference” comment in the JS file allows you to see JScript functions and objects from any external file whether it could be an another JS file or a web page or a web service or even an embedded resource.

The common usage is

[code:c#]

///<reference path=”path of webservice or jsfile or webpage” />

[/code]

or

[code:c#]

///<reference name=”resource-name” assembly=”assembly-name” />

[/code]

Example:

To reference Ajax library

[code:c#]

/// <reference name="MicrosoftAjax.js"/>

[/code]

 

Happy coding…