Update Panel with Animation I noticed that a lot of people found my mouse pointer as AJAX progress indicator example by using search terms suggesting they were looking for a more graphical indicator. So, here’s an example of doing something more… Web 2.0.

Like last time, I’ll base it on a standard UpdatePanel demo using a button control to set a time/date label, with an artificial delay:

I’ll style the container div with CSS to add a simple border and set up a class for the progress state:

Finally, hook up our event handlers for BeginRequest and EndRequest:

The end result isn’t too shabby at all: