Speed up a slow loop

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Thu Mar 3 15:34:01 EST 2022

On 3/3/22 2:00 PM, Tom Glod via use-livecode wrote:
> But what prevents you from loading all your data into an array?  and just
> iterating over the keys or index of an array?  vs the lines of a long list.?
> That will yield the fastest performance.

Right, it's an array, and I don't iterate. I just check the array key directly for a value.

I realize I'm kind of monopolizing things here. I wrote the game for myself and I ignored the 
speed issues and just played it on my tablet where it works fine, but now someone else wants to 
include it in a distributed app so I need to figure it out.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com

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