describeTypeJSON function is faster than the XML-based
describeType function by default, but we can make it even faster. Today’s article describe just how this is done and achieves a nearly 10x speedup!
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flash.utils.describeType has been around since Flash 9 and is the standard way to find out interesting information about a
Class type, including its metadata/annotations. However, there’s a hidden function called
describeTypeJSON that provides an interesting alternative. Since
describeType is notoriously slow, could
describeTypeJSON be the speedy alternative we’ve been looking for? Today’s article puts them to the test!