Writing Extensions

William Prothero waprothero at gmail.com
Tue May 16 22:37:53 EDT 2017

Your doAsJavascript suggestion is very cool. I might use it and might learn some javascript in order to use it.

Great idea!

> On May 16, 2017, at 4:02 PM, hh via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> Alejandro T. wrote:
>>> How fast is LCB working with imagedata?
> Slower than slowest LC Script ever seen. I Stopped
> all my experiments with imagedata after one full day
> (was 12 hours).
> For a first own test simply take an image of screensize
> and walk through the pixeldata for each byte applying
> only the identity mapping ...
> We have to wait until the java FFI is comfortable enough
> to use a java image library. (I couldn't get to there). 
> Would be great, if not too difficult to realise, to have
> a "do as javascript" here (which uses the js engine only
> of the browser widget). This is at least ten times faster
> with imagedata than fastest LC Script. See several recent
> examples in "Sample stacks" (and some more links in the
> Raspi-Subforum to extern servers).
>>> Alejandro T. wrote:
>>> How fast is LCB working with transform matrices?
> Pretty fast and comfortable for transforming all 'small'
> canvas data (pathes, text, pattern, image-as-a-whole).
> I liked that after taking the first hurdles.
> You may test yourself with snippets or lcb files from the
> LCB-subforum. There is a lot of stuff for starting there.
> Or use the examples on github by Trevor DeVore or the ones
> by the LC-stuff, variants by BerndN.
> But I wait for my next examples until there is a stable
> widget format (we have meanwhile three formats that work on
> some LC versions only, not on the others).
> To adjust these costs too much time, simply recompiling
> worked here only in 1 of 20 cases.
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