Gary Meerschaert wrote:
> Can someone please point me to a simple example of how to create a
> splash page? I have an application that starts a bit slowly, and would
> like to put up a splash page if it is not too big of a deal.

Try this:

Alternatively, you can try to profile your application
to see where it is spending too much time and optimize that.

Best regards,

Dušan Peterc