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Blog Archive for chet during September 2003

I originally wrote this as one single blog, but as I found out with my previous BufferedImage articles, I tend to go on much longer than I inteded at first, so I had to split it up. So now there's 2 parts to this blog: last time's VolatileImage usage discussion, and this week's VolatileImage FAQ. This week, I thought I'd write down various reasonable questions about either VolatileImage...
Way back when we were first implementing the VolatileImage API, I had asked to come to the Swing staff meeting so that I could explain about the new VolatileImage API and why Swing should start using it. I got up to the whiteboard, drew some pictures (probably horrible, but it's just a crutch for me when I explain things). I described this new image type, boiling it down to its basics: It'...