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two ajax needs - first timer

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 03, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
Hello,I have not used ajax yet. I use both VS 2008 and VS 2010. I have the ajax control toolkit installed. There are two primary things I need ajax for:1. visual feedback that a search is running. I've seen this on many apps, I need the whole page to be dimmed, and some simple animation to play indicating work is being done.2. I need to setup a master/detail view where when a user selects a row from the master datagrid, the detail view (either a formview or a detailview control, not sure which yet) will appear below it showing the further detail info of that selected row, without full page postback. I will actually have a few different 'detail view' controls, because depending on the type of record they select from the parent datagrid control, the detail view will have a different set of data, as in different schema, not just a different record. So I will need to check the 'type' of record selected in the parent, and then dynamically show the appropriate detail data in the appropriate detail view control. Again, no full page postback, and the same visual indication that work is being done like in my number 1, only this time just showing a simple animation in the section below the parent grid where the detail data is soon to appear, not the full page dimming thing.Those are my two goals. I'm completely new to ajax. Could someone let me know which ajax con

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