Progress bar for CGI by reading a fileby sara2005 (Scribe)
|on Jun 16, 2006 at 23:24 UTC
sara2005 has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
I run CGI programs for executing long processes (thanks to merlyn ), which is working fine in Unix.
I got a little greedy :) and wanted to implement a progress bar, which should read a status file in the server and display the percentage complete in the web browser. The status file can be as simple as
If this can be translated in the browser as
Unfortunately, I was not able to find any modules in CPAN that can achieve this. Can someone provide some hints on how to get this done?