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Coding a Windows Phone Loading Animation Overlay

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Coding a Windows Phone Loading Animation Overlay

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We've found just the code you'll need to have the slick looking Windows Phone loading animation on your application. 

http://bugail.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/overlay.png


The code is over at bugail.com.  Here's a look at the specifics of the example.

 

There are two types of process indicator:

  • Determinate – fixed amount of time/data
  • Indeterminate – unknown amount of time/data
In this example I’m going to quickly show you how to add a progess overlay to a screen when loading data from a webservice (twitter search service).

Source:  http://bugail.com/index.php/2011/10/wp7-tips-adding-a-progress-overlay-to-a-page/

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