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From Lee Burrows <subscripti...@leeburrows.com>
Subject Re: SQLite query vs. Filtering ArrayCollection
Date Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:35:03 GMT
you can use Worker.isSupported property to check if workers are 
available - i presume that attempting to export a release build ios app 
(with workers) will trigger a compiler error while its a beta option.

On 08/11/2013 20:18, Mark Fuqua wrote:
> If I write the application using 'workers', will I have to change it for IOS
> or will it just be ignored?
>
> Forgive me if this is an ignorant question, I have not done anything with
> 'workers' to date.
>
> Mark
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lee Burrows [mailto:subscriptions@leeburrows.com]
> Sent: Friday, November 08, 2013 2:51 PM
> To: users@flex.apache.org
> Subject: Re: SQLite query vs. Filtering ArrayCollection
>
> My mistake - i thought android was a release feature and ios a beta :(
>
> from air3.9 release notes...
>
> "We haven't forgotten about iOS! Look for news on iOS workers in an upcoming
> release (NOTE: this feature will undergo an extended beta period.)"
>
> On 08/11/2013 19:44, Mark Fuqua wrote:
>> Hmmm...well that's not good.  Any other way to keep things working on
>> the front end?
>>
>> Is there any indication of when it might be added for IOS?
>>
>> Mark
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: omuppi1@gmail.com [mailto:omuppi1@gmail.com] On Behalf Of
>> OmPrakash Muppirala
>> Sent: Friday, November 08, 2013 2:26 PM
>> To: users@flex.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: SQLite query vs. Filtering ArrayCollection
>>
>> On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 11:16 AM, Mark Fuqua <mark@availdata.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks Lee...I'm going to try the SQLite way...seems cleaner somehow.
>>>
>>> As to workers, I have never used them, but need to with RemoteObject
>>> calls in this same application.  I want to do the RemoteObject calls
>>> in the background to avoid having the UI freeze up. Hoping I can find
>>> a good tutorial somewhere...though it is a pretty new topic.
>>>
>>> Am I correct in thinking that handing the communication with remote
>>> data over to 'workers' will keep my interface from stalling?
>>>
>>>
>> You had mentioned that this is for a mobile app.  Do keep in mind that
>> workers is available only for Android at this point in AIR 3.9 [1]
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Om
>>
>> [1] http://forums.adobe.com/message/5745066
>>
>>
>>>    Mark
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Lee Burrows [mailto:subscriptions@leeburrows.com]
>>> Sent: Friday, November 08, 2013 2:03 PM
>>> To: users@flex.apache.org
>>> Subject: Re: SQLite query vs. Filtering ArrayCollection
>>>
>>> i dont think there's a simple answer - it depends on the amount of
>>> data you are dealing with, whether the database is indexed etc. i
>>> would say, the more data to deal with, the more likely that a SQL
>>> call would be quicker (and probably with a lower memory footprint).
>>>
>>> to confuse matters, a third option would be to use workers to handle
>>> the filtering in the background.
>>>
>>> On 08/11/2013 18:30, Mark Fuqua wrote:
>>>> I have  a mobile application which gets its data from a SQLite database.
>>>> Query results are really fast.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Right now, the application hits the database and converts the result
>>>> into an ArrayCollection.  I need to allow for filtering the
>>>> ArrayCollection.seems like it might be just a quick to hit the
>>>> database again with filtering criteria rather than using the
>>>> built-in filtering function of the ArrayCollection.  Is it
>>>> substantially quicker to use a filter function rather than hit the
>>>> SQLite database again and loading the result into the same
>> ArrayCollection?
>>>>
>>>> Mark Fuqua
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> mark@availdata.com
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 2301 Mount Carmel Road
>>>>
>>>> Parkton,  MD  21120
>>>>
>>>> (410) 215-7356
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> www.availdata.com
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> --
>>> Lee Burrows
>>> ActionScripter
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
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> Lee Burrows
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