I am writing an app which heavily depends on having a connection to the host.
The app works fine with no connection it just doesn't send anything up or down.
Because it's a business type app the users NEED to be able to easily see when they have a connection.
I was thinking of using something simple like...
- Red = no connection to internet.
- Yellow = connection to internet but no connection to host.
- Green = connection to host.
I was thinking of something really simple like putting a coloured circle into the status bar but I'm not sure that's even possible. (currently a question on SO).
I am looking for suggestions of other possible ways of doing this. Currently I'm just changing the colour of the navigation bar (until I can find something better). Changing the nav bar is too garish and confusing when using.