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bwags
3 Aug 2012, 8:48 AM
This is just a quick post for anyone who may need to set derived data into the models in a large dataset.

I have just over 1100 items I load from xml, one of the fields (distance) requires some math that I have to calculate each time the store loads. I did quite a bit of playing around with how to make the about 6-8 load faster when I remember the convert function.

I originally added a load listener that would run over each item:


store.each(model) {
model.setDistance();
}


Then I removed all the listeners and added to the model:


fields : [{
name : 'distance',
type : 'float',
// The key
convert : function(value, record) {
// calculate distance and return.
}
}]


Cut about 4 seconds off the load time...I am consistently under 2 seconds (on my machine...devices will still probably suffer a little).

Anyone looking to add a little performance though should remember that! I know I'll keep it in the back of my mind from here out.

bwags

mitchellsimoens
6 Aug 2012, 5:44 AM
Do you understand why it's faster?

bwags
8 Aug 2012, 5:51 AM
I don't, nor have I really had time to dig into the source.

Do you have a reference I could dig into?