jQuery File Download is a cross server platform compatible jQuery plugin that allows for an Ajax-like file download experience that isn't normally possible using the web.
Supported and tested browsers
Demo (of this exact source):
- Internet Explorer 6 - 9
- Firefox 11 - reasonably sure it will work on earlier versions
- Chrome 17 - reasonably sure it will work on earlier versions
- iOS 5.0 - reasonably sure it will work on earlier versions
- Android 4.0 - non-GET requests do not work due to a long-standing bug in the Android browser. This is handled 'gracefully' with a message to the user.
Note - You must also write a cookie in conjuntion with using this plugin as mentioned in the orignal post:
Example of writing cookie (MVC):
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