[OT] 3d flip effect?

BNig niggemann at uni-wh.de
Tue May 18 15:05:26 EDT 2010

I did a quick test on a cached version. Caching does indeed speed things up
considerably. On a MacBook Pro 2.33 GHz the uncached version took about 700
milliseconds to get the two snapshots of the cards (731 by 744 pixel),
having cached the images in a custom property took about 100 milliseconds.
100 milliseconds is barely noticeable and might work.
Although this would only work on static cards as you say and it bloats the


Robert Mann wrote:
> A cached version??
> thanks for the info! Yeah I guess to optimize things on a stack one could
> "cache" the images of static cards. Thus running a script to that effect,
> and modifying the effect script to look for a cached version first hand,
> and only take a snapshot if none is found.
> I do not think that effects are a gone by things, quite the contrary.. all
> the sleek page transitions we see on iphone set the path, and it is an
> important aspect to the user experience. SO yes I think it is importatn to
> set up an efficient way to do it!
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