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From Ajar <ajar.interact...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: non-blocking preloading animation?
Date Sat, 27 Jul 2013 04:26:35 GMT
Thanks for that Alex.

On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 10:58 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> On 7/26/13 12:31 PM, "Ajar" <ajar.interactive@gmail.com> wrote:
> >Hi all
> >I have a big flex web project
> >It takes a while to load.... its around 3M for the main app swf and 80K
> >for
> >additional 4 modules that loads afterwords
> >The loading weight is not bothering me, as we have this tiny animation
> >with
> >gags for the user to go through, it's not terrible.
> >What bothers me is that once the app swf loads, everything chokes and
> >freeze, until the app initializes itself.
> >So I can't go the "perceived performance" way really because whatever I
> >put
> >there freezes and chokes for good 30 seconds...
> >I even tried putting the preloader animation in a separate light-weight
> >flash swf and have it in a separate div on the html on top at the center
> >of
> >the page.
> >it behaves just the same. it doesn't matter if its in a different swf, it
> >chokes just the same...
> >Does workers relevant for this kind of scenario?
> >Is there anything that comes to mind I could do beside re-writing the
> >application?
> Well, it depends on what you mean by 're-write'.  Use the profiler to see
> where all of the time is going.  Some of those application frameworks
> being discussed in the other thread can contribute to the problem by doing
> their injections on creationComplete.
> Another app I analyzed was using creationPolicy=all everywhere.  Sure, it
> makes your code easier to write, but then that's the price you pay.  Think
> "on-demand" and "just-in-time", not "just-in-case".
> >:)
> >cheers
> >Ajar

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