Just a word of warning about a recent commit that added support for nested types in DWScript.
This support is at the moment only enabled in class declarations, and very minimally tested, a lot more testing is required – and welcome 🙂 – before it can be considered safe to use, and extended to other type declarations.
The related code should only kickoff if a “type” keyword is encountered in a class declaration (which would previously be reported as an error), so the change should be innocuous to existing code.
SQLite offers through its JSON1 extension a lot of capability. Generating JSON outputs from SQL, even complex structured, multi-level JSON is very straightforward.
But what about the opposite use case ? When you have store data as JSON in an SQLite database, and you want to search or filter it ? This is a short exploration of what to expect.
We all need more battery life, and for quad-core i7 & i5, a simple way to gain more battery is to simply turn off extra cores.
This little setting for Windows 10 made a whole world of difference in my experience, with battery life literally doubled on my core i7, and almost 50% gains on another i5 laptop.
Disclaimer: instructions that follow are for advanced users: if you do not understand the instructions, best give up than mess your machine. For all I know, if you misstep, you may end up blowing up a hole in reality and destroy the universe. You’ve been warned.
cefHtmlSnapshot v0.5.90 is now available in the Github repository.
This version is based on CEF4Delphi with CEF 90.6.5 (Chromium 90.0.4430.93). It also includes the updated libjpeg-turbo v2.1.0 which was recently released.
The first phase of dynamic arrays refactoring mentioned previously is now complete, with dedicated implementations in place for all the base types. A single interface (IScriptDynArray) is now the only common ground.
- Memory usage is reduced to 1/3 on average, performance is improved up to 2x (without JIT)
- Array indexes have thus been bumped from Integer to NativeInt, as arrays of more than 2 billions elements have become more practical
The current state has been frozen in Release snapshot DWScript v21.3.11 on the GitHub mirror.