NW.js 0.14 RC1!

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Post » Sun Mar 27, 2016 2:07 am

http://dl.nwjs.io/live-build/03-27-2016 ... e-13916ba/

OMG, going to refresh this page all nite long! :D
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Post » Sun Mar 27, 2016 8:11 am

It's an omen to future export flux....
I only occasionally visit - I'm learning C# for Unity, but c2 is still a respectable game engine imo....
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Post » Sun Mar 27, 2016 8:13 am

Ok, i tested the nacl version of NW.js 0.14 RC1, removed the nacl related files and it works fine, didn't made extensive performance test, but looks like there is a performance improvement for my game (that is very CPU demanding).

PS: or maybe it's just like a placebo? pls someone make a proper test :P
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Post » Sun Mar 27, 2016 11:41 am

NW.js updates now just follow Chrome updates. 0.13 was a new architecture but I think the 0.14 release is just more of the same and nowhere near the jump 0.12 to 0.13 was.
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Post » Sun Mar 27, 2016 4:23 pm

Ashley wrote:NW.js updates now just follow Chrome updates. 0.13 was a new architecture but I think the 0.14 release is just more of the same and nowhere near the jump 0.12 to 0.13 was.


At least it doesn't require C2 to change for the new architecture, let's see the bright side :mrgreen:
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Post » Thu Mar 31, 2016 1:33 am

After many testing sessions, my partener Giulio reported our game beneficts from nw 0.14 in terms of CPU load, around 20-30% less load!

I tested as well and found the same on my i5 laptop.

Guess Chrome 50 made some improvements ;)
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Post » Thu Mar 31, 2016 3:43 am

Danwood, I'll give it a test in Star Nomad 2. It's also very CPU intensive.
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Post » Thu Mar 31, 2016 4:29 am

Alright, test done. Big fleet battle scenario.

On NW 0.13 alpha and RC, I get ~50% to 60% CPU usage on the main logic thread, as reported by cpuutilization.

On NW 0.14 RC1, I get ~36% to 45% CPU usage.

This is a significant improvement under peak load conditions.

Under idling conditions, it's still around 10-15%, no change.

Looking forward to GreenWorks shipping with C2 and moving from experimental status!
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Post » Thu Mar 31, 2016 4:42 am

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Post » Thu Mar 31, 2016 12:13 pm

Yeeee so we were not allucinating :D
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