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From OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re:Re: Greate News! Flex 4.10 with AIR 3.8 running very smooth on iOS and Mac OS when "renderMode" set to "direct"
Date Fri, 23 Aug 2013 06:13:21 GMT
On Aug 22, 2013 10:21 PM, "DarkStone" <darkstone@163.com> wrote:
>
> Can anyone help spreading the good news?
>
> I think we need Apache's official support to publish the news, indicating
that Flex 4.10 + AIR 3.8 running very smooth on iOS and Mac devices when
renderMode is set to direct.
>
> This is very important for the rise of the Flex.
>
> Can someone from the inside verify it and take it seriously, please~~~
>

We can probably do a blog post about it.  But we need some solid
benchmarks that compares prior versions to current versions.  Is that
something you can help build and publish?

Thanks for all your help!
Om

>
>
> DarkStone
> 2013-08-23
> 在 2013-08-22 16:37:22,"Ram Lee" <ranboleelan@gmail.com> 写道:
> >Good to know that, I will try Adobe Scout sometime, I think your data is
awesome!
> >
> >Ram Lee
> >
> >在 2013-8-22,14:58,DarkStone <darkstone@163.com> 写道:
> >
> >> Hi Ram,
> >>
> >> You're welcome.
> >>
> >> If you want precise performance benchmark, you can use Adobe Scout.
> >>
> >> A friend of mine said, by using Scout, a Flex mobile application which
has a Spark List of 500 itemRenderers on it, running on the iPod touch 5,
madly swiping finger across the itemRenderers, Scout reported this:
> >>
> >> If set Flex Application' framerate to 24, the runtime testing result
is 24, no dropping frames!
> >>
> >> If set framerate to 60, the result is 48-55 frames per second, which
is already a big deal!
> >>
> >> You can do your own test using Adobe Scout, good luck.
> >>
> >>
> >> DarkStone
> >> 2013-08-22
> >> At 2013-08-22 14:09:48,"Ram Lee" <ranboleelan@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Thanks a lot for the notes and good to know that!
> >>>
> >>> I did try the direct renderMode on my retina Macbook and feel the
performance improvement!
> >>>
> >>> And I was wondering if there are some good performance test tools to
make this improvement more qualified? because what I do now is just
resizing the app window to see if it renders the diplay object faster and
smoother.
> >>>
> >>> Again, thanks a lot for the NEWS!
> >>>
> >>> Ram Lee
> >>>
> >>> 在 2013-8-22,13:28,DarkStone <darkstone@163.com> 写道:
> >>>
> >>>> Hi Ram,
> >>>>
> >>>> The major performance improvement is done by AIR 3.8 (not earlier
AIR versions), and the reason why Adobe didn't mention this is because they
always have the lousy PR (Public Relations), which hide the good news and
spread the bad news, they should fire their PR managers immediately.
> >>>>
> >>>> At the same time, Flex 4.10 fixed a lot of bugs, which improves the
framework perfomance as well.
> >>>>
> >>>> So with Flex 4.10 and AIR 3.8, you can really build mobile apps with
it, and running smooth on iPhone &amp; iPad &amp; Mac &amp; PC.
> >>>>
> >>>> Now, we can proudly say that Flex has become the best crossplatform
application development &amp; deployment solution on earth!
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> DarkStone
> >>>> 2013-08-22
> >>>> At 2013-08-22 13:10:38,"Ram Lee" <ranboleelan@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>> Is this from AIR 3.8 or earlier versions? just searched the
internet, wonder why Adobe didn't mention such performance boost on the
Apple devices?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> 李楠
> >>>>>
> >>>>> 在 2013-8-22,12:23,Joel Tan <joeltan@cype.com.my> 写道:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> Yes, I can feel the performance improvement as well on Flex
mobile
app!
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On Aug 21, 2013, at 7:20 PM, DarkStone <darkstone@163.com>
wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> It surprised me when I try to recompile my old Flex 4 projects
with Flex 4.10 & AIR 3.8 SDKs, and deploy them to iPhone & iPad & MacBook,
they runnning incrediblely smooth, like 2 to 3 times faster than before,
nealy native app performance!
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> The trick is you need to set <renderMode>direct</renderMode>
in
the -app.xml file, this will boost performance on iOS and Mac OS, so
everybody just keep in mind of this.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Now that the performance issue of Flex has been greatly
improved
on mobile devices, I'm very excited, finding that Apache Flex has a great
future!
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Flex is an awesome framework, which has great development
efficiency, I think it's time to let the world know that Flex is still
kicking and it is the best solution for application (not game) development
and deployment across all platforms.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> So we should really working on the official Flex Showcase,
more
video demos of Flex Mobile Apps on iPhone & iPad will be great! I'm
planning to submit my own demo to the showcase when I got the time.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I've already wrote a decent blog post to spread the good
news to
the Chinese Flex Developers, here is the link:
> >>>>>>> http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_6f56a2bf0101dm98.html
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Many thanks to the Apache Flex Community, I love Flex, and
we
shall attract more and more people to the Flex community!
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> DarkStone
> >>>>>>> 2013-08-21
> >>
>

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