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MvcPager demo - Ajax loading effect

This sample demonstrates how to add loading effect for loading large data or performing time consuming operation in Ajax paging mode.

Order ID Customer ID Company Name Employee Name
10760 MAISD Maison Dewey Margaret Peacock
10761 RATTC Rattlesnake Canyon Grocery Steven Buchanan
10762 FOLKO Folk och fä HB Janet Leverling
10763 FOLIG Folies gourmandes Janet Leverling
10764 ERNSH Ernst Handel Michael Suyama
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View:

@model PagedList<Order>
<div id="loadingDiv" style="display:none"><img src="/Images/loading.gif"/><h3>Loading, please wait...</h3></div>
<div id="orders">
    @Html.Partial("_AjaxLoading",Model)
</div>
@section Scripts{@{Html.RegisterMvcPagerScriptResource();}}

_AjaxLoading.cshtml:

@model PagedList<Order>
@Html.Partial("_DataTable", Model)
@Ajax.Pager(Model,new PagerOptions{PageIndexParameterName = "id"},new MvcAjaxOptions{UpdateTargetId = "orders",LoadingElementId = "loadingDiv",OnBegin="$('#orders').fadeOut('slow')",OnComplete="$('#orders').fadeIn('slow')"})

_DataTable.cshtml:

@model PagedList<order>
<table class="table table-striped table-bordered">
    <tr>
    <th class="nowrap">
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.OrderId)
        </th>
    <th class="nowrap">
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.CustomerId)
        </th>
    <th class="nowrap">
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.CompanyName)
        </th>
    <th class="nowrap">
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.EmployeeName)
        </th>
    </tr>
    @foreach (var item in Model)
    {
    <tr>
    <td>
                @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.OrderId)
            </td>
    <td>
                @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.CustomerId)
            </td>
    <td>
                @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.CompanyName)
            </td>
    <td>
                @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.EmployeeName)
            </td>
        </tr>
    }
</table>

Model:

    public class Order
    {
        [Display(Name = "Order ID")]
        public int OrderId { get; set; }
        [Display(Name = "Customer ID"),StringLength(20)]
        public string CustomerId { get; set; }
        [Display(Name = "Order Date")]
        public DateTime OrderDate { get; set; }
        [Display(Name = "Company Name"), StringLength(20)]
        public string CompanyName { get; set; }
        [Display(Name = "Employee Name"), StringLength(20)]
        public string EmployeeName { get; set; }
    }

Controller:

        
        public ActionResult AjaxLoading(int id = 1)
        {
            using (var db = new DataContext())
            {
                var model = db.Orders.OrderBy(o=>o.OrderId).ToPagedList(id, 5);
                if (Request.IsAjaxRequest())
                {
                    Thread.Sleep(2000);
                    return PartialView("_AjaxLoading", model);
                }
                return View(model);
            }
        }