Building notes, projects, and occasional rants

Progress bars

Yes, progress bars. Those little graphical strips of color or animated graphics that you get to look at while you wait for something to happen in a computer.

Apparently the subject is worth a four page paper by four authors.

Two sad facts:

  • I actually find the subject mildly interesting (maybe I should ask her on a date);
  • Expect implementations of the Fast Power version in a jQuery/Scriptaculous/insert-fav-JS-UI-lib plugin soon.