[Pharo-dev] The Second Coming of Java article

Esteban A. Maringolo emaringolo at gmail.com
Tue Nov 26 14:27:10 EST 2013


2013/11/26 phil at highoctane.be <phil at highoctane.be>:
> Pharo really needs a huge speedup on the UI front. I am using a top of the
> line desktop system and still Pharo sometimes feels slow (some is due to
> algorithms - like the finder tool taking ages for a lot of things, but some
> is due to the UI system).
>
> This is not linked to the VM, as the MVC projects in Squeak are uber fast.
>
> Is the Text rewrite going to have an impact on this?

It doesn't feel slow, it is slow. Perfectly usable, though. I even
feel it was faster before.

But I think the problem comes from the "rendering" side, and not
because of "not UI" operations running in the main thread.


Regards,




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