HC Music that should be on Runtime Revolution

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Mar 17 17:26:56 EDT 2009


Colin Holgate wrote:

> I don't know about storing custom properties, but whatever that is, 
> would it have any advantage over storing the data in a field?

Yes, a lot of advantages. One is speed, another is the ability to store 
any kind of data including binary. Once you start using custom 
properties you won't use fields any more for anything but visible text. 
Accessing a custom property is faster than field access by some 
magnitude, second only to script-local and global variables. Custom 
properties can store whole files or applications, images, arrays, 
SSL-encoded data, fonts, entire databases, almost anything you can think of.

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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