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From Ville Virtanen <ville.virta...@cerion.fi>
Subject Re: Upload component vs. Ajax Form Submit
Date Sat, 10 Apr 2010 07:36:54 GMT

Hi,

one example implementation can be found in the JQuery form plugin, which
turns any form to ajax form including fileuploads.
http://jquery.malsup.com/form/

 - Ville


Kalle Korhonen-2 wrote:
> 
> The typical non-Flash way is to do the file upload in an iframe. The
> iframe doesn't have to contain more than a simple form with a single
> file field. There's some trickery involved getting the UI to work
> seamlessly and synchronizing the backend, especially if you need it to
> look like it operates together with some other forms and form fields,
> but I'm sure you are more than capable to handle it :) I recall
> building an iframe-based upload component for Tapestry 4 at some
> point.
> 
> Kalle
> 
> 
> On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Howard Lewis Ship <hlship@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Does anyone have any idea where to start with getting a file upload to
>> work as part of an Ajax update?
>>
>> Ideally, the client side would be able to read the file contents and
>> pass those up in the POST as a multipart/mime stream.
>>
>> However, the JavaScript file elements are carefully guarded against
>> any kind of JavaScript behaviors, as a security concern (a valid one).
>>
>> I'm not sure how other sites manage this; I think they may use an
>> embedded Flash movie?  Any pointers would be most useful.
>>
>> --
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>>
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>>
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