[Catalyst] Handling long-running processes (was Re: Logging is
toby.corkindale at strategicdata.com.au
Wed Oct 20 00:48:39 GMT 2010
On 20/10/10 09:19, Chris wrote:
>> I'm curious to know how other people approach this issue.
>> Also, what do you think about the polling approach vs a (background)
>> connection that stays connected waiting for the completion signal?
> I've found polling much simpler to implement (and test) as it doesn't
> require anything particularly special on either client or server-side.
> It means a bit more delay - the polling period - before the user gets
> the result, but for our use-case (generating reports and download
> files) this hasn't been an issue. I've seen some stuff suggesting that
> polling leads to higher server load, but again it hasn't been an issue
> in our low-traffic web-apps.
I still haven't played with Comet-style server-push much. Anyone else
What is support like for either multi-part or partial-update in browsers
Although HTML5 will clean it all up, since it actually defines some
proper transports. Then we just have to wait for HTML5 support to be
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