Sequential Preloading..

How do you make certain JavaScript sequentially preloads your images? For instance if you have 10 images and the size of image 9 is the smallest then it’s most likely JavaScript (internet explorer rather) will load image 9 first. Then the second smallest or perhaps in no true order. However there are times when you need to make certain the images are loaded in sequence…. The following accomplishes this — figured it out after a lot of problems:


function Preload() {
    var t = new Image;
    t.src = AlbumImages[loaded];
    t.onload = function () {
        loaded++;
        Preload();
    }
}

Where AlbumImages is an array of strings that contains URLs to images and loaded is a global variable starting at 0.

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