A Flash term.

Many Flash movies are very large and take a long time to load.

So rather than make the visitor wait ... and wait... the author creates a small Flash movie that loads very quickly. This small movie calls the main one but meanwhile it shows a progress bar or animation to let the visitor see how much of the main movie has loaded so far.

This small movie is called the 'preloader'


Challenge see if you can find out one extra fact on this topic that we haven't already told you

Click on this link: Flash preloaders



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