My iPhone Is Not a Mac Pro

Savoy Software, on optimizing iPhone drawing code:

When looking at the results it gets obvious that there’s a huge difference in performance between a desktop computer and the iPhone. Translating the numbers to a rule of thumb you could say: “What takes one second on a Mac takes one minute on the iPhone”. Or, what sounds even worse to me: “A frame rate of 60Hz on a Mac means one update per second on the iPhone”.

Monday, 19 January 2009