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ActionScript Workers: Changing ByteArray Length

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In the last article we learned that a ByteArray shared between two workers also shares its length field but not its position field. This raises a followup question: what about when the length changes? Today’s article sees what happens when you change the length of a ByteArray that is shared between two ActionScript workers to see just how shared that length field really is.

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Send ActionScript Worker Messages 2.5x Faster

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We know that sending messages between ActionScript workers is slow, but how can we make it faster? Today’s article discusses an alternative approach to message passing that yields a 2.5x speedup. Read on to learn about the approach and un-block your workers.

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