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From OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject RE: SQLite query vs. Filtering ArrayCollection
Date Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:55:31 GMT
On Nov 8, 2013 12:19 PM, "Mark Fuqua" <mark@availdata.com> 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

It will not work out of the box like that.  But you could use a library
like as3-worker-compat that lets you do something like that.

Here is a some info about this [1] and the library on GitHub [2]

Hope this helps.

Thanks,
Om

[1] http://jcward.com/AIR+3.9+Workers+Beta
[2] https://github.com/jcward/AS3-Worker-Compat/

>
> -----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
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Lee Burrows
> ActionScripter
>
>
>

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