[Backgroundrb-devel] RMagick progress monitor with

Mikel Lindsaar raasdnil at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 03:59:43 EDT 2007

Hey Ben,

I had the same situation, though not with RMagick.

I made progress bars running inside of active scaffold.  But you can
make it work on anything.

Screen cast showing it running and short tutorial are at





> I'm looking for a way to give the user a progress monitor on large
> image manipulations with RMagick.  I first looked at this method -
> http://www.imagemagick.org/RMagick/doc/imageattrs.html#monitor - to do
> it in a controller action, but since I can't call multiple renders in
> an action, I would need to store the progress in the database and call
> another action from javascript to look it up, which seems like
> overkill(although maybe there is a better way I haven't thought of?).
> So, I was wondering if it is possible to do it in a more
> straightforward way with backgroundrb?
> Thanks,
> Ben

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