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Postby bob » 12/23/11, 3:01 am

In line with usage of memory that we talked about in another thread, here's an interesting html 5 site, feigns falling snow. Apparently falling fake snow in html 5 uses up a lot of memory, particularly in Chrome and Firefox, not so much IE. I opened up this page in all three browsers at once and set it to 4000 flakes, and combined they used up about 4% of my 8 gigs. I went from 20% used to 24% used. Interesting, just judging from framerate, IE handles the page a lot better than the two other browsers (well, it is from Microsoft...) (Note--I'm using IE 9 for 64 bit, my other browsers are 32 bit)


http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/Perfo ... LetItSnow/

BTW, I've been hearing good things about IE 9.... Any comments?
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Postby Don_U » 12/24/11, 12:42 am

heh heh M$ hides memory use within the system. Programs thst run .net for example have much of their memory use hidden.
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Postby Gerry » 12/24/11, 9:10 am

http://html5test.com/

http://gigaom.com/collaboration/interne ... -you-care/

See how far behind they are on HTML5 support. I would be able to do a lot more stuff on sites I develop if people didn't use IE.

They are doing better than before on some other things, but that's the thing IE has a history of getting a user base and then resting on their laurels. They do not deserve your support and if you give it to them they will only stifle the web as they have done in the past.

Also it's easy to seem better when you control the APIs and only have to run on those APIs. If they had to make IE run on another system you would see how far behind it really is.
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Postby Don_U » 12/24/11, 12:21 pm

They also are not going to let a free product come in between them and a Office EULA. Microsoft is a "Nugger"
they gently push you a certain way until BS is truth.
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Postby bob » 01/03/12, 8:41 pm

Tried the page again, in Firefox, now with 16 gigs of ram (and 1 gig in the vid card). I'm at 14% of ram being used, and for a while core 3 was at about 89% usage, but now down to 5% - 11%. Total cpu usage, 3% - 4%
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Postby Don_U » 01/06/12, 12:31 am

Out of my two measly gigs of memory I am using just a gig including the 512mb of shared vid memory and a dual core with just 45% of cpu used. This was done at 4000 snowflakes.

If you included the system DLL's used and system objects
M$ would yield a much higher CPU and memory use.

UPDATE:
This is NOT about HTML5 outside of the canvas element.
This is a Javascript application:
Code: Select all
<script></script>

    <script></script>
    <script></script>
    <script></script>
    <holidays>
    <script></script>
    <stars>
    <script></script>

    <system>
    <script></script>
    <gradient>
    <script></script>
    <UI>
    <script></script>
    <testdrive>

    <script></script>
    <script></script>

The above has been stripped of the files but the scripts
are all Js.
Since we all know the Js engine and resulting code is different than what is in FF or any other browser uses
I could suppose that the js was optimized for IE (ya think?) M$ the great nugger. This is as bad as the HTML5
page at apple. Now back to what this really should be science and engineering.
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Postby bob » 01/06/12, 5:33 am

ah... back to Apeture Science?

For the good of all of us, except the ones who are dead?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6ljFaKR ... re=related
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Postby Don_U » 01/08/12, 9:58 am

Yeah, they (browser folks) also do something called ACID tests that, for the most part prove nothing. Just wish FF would just load the friggin video tag correctly! Up till this version fine then on reload it balks. Now my daughter (who has M$) does not have this issue, however my SOA HITECH GOD INSPIRED MACAIR proudly displays this error.

After how many years?
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