Posts Tagged externalinterface

Optimizing AS3 with JavaScript

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Now that AS3 is performing slower than JavaScript in some areas, should we be looking to optimize our AS3 by offloading tasks to JavaScript? That may sound perverse, but the possibility of major speedups is tempting. Today’s article looks for speedups using Flash’s AS3-to-JavaScript bridge: ExternalInterface.

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Pseudo Threads

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Eventually, Flash Player will support Worker Threads to take advantage of multi-core CPUs, but that may be quite a while from now. Today’s article shows you how you can get some concurrency right now by faking threads. Read on for the technique!

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