Re: The invokeLater loop

From: (Stefan Ram)
31 Jan 2014 02:44:48 GMT
I wrote on 2013-05-10:

I invented what I call the ?invokeLater loop?:
class Object implements java.lang.Runnable
{ int i = 0;
public void run()
{ java.lang.System.out.println( i++ );
javax.swing.SwingUtilities.invokeLater( this ); }}
public class Main
{ public static void main( final java.lang.String[] args )
{ javax.swing.SwingUtilities.invokeLater( new Object() ); }}
What is it good for?

  I the meantime, I have actually used the invokeLater loop in
  an animation. From the functional requirements point of view,
  it did work. But it was by orders of magnitude slower than
  the same animation with a for loop. OTOH, the for loop blocks
  the EDT (if you do not want to start another thread, that is).
  So, I ended up using the for loop as an inner loop to do
  some iterations fast and then using invokeLater to call the
  next iterations of the for loop, so that the EDT gets some
  leeway to do other things. So I got my animation with a
  single thread of execution, running fast and the EDT still
  being responsive.

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