On 30 June 2011 15:41, Walter Lee Davis <wa...@wdstudio.com> wrote:
> Thanks very much for the offer. I seem to have fixed it here, but the
> problem wasn't specifically in Sortable. What I ended up doing was
> staggering some of the Ajax loading events that were also happening while
> that function fired using setTimeout and that got around the problem.
>
> Somewhere on one of my computers I have a copy of a framework called light
> sortable or lite sortable, which aims to ape the Scriptaculous API without
> being so heavy. It eschews the fancy animation effects for simple fast drag
> sorting. But my page (and client) are pretty wedded to that eye candy, so I
> guess Im stuck with that.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Walter
>
> On Jun 30, 2011, at 10:23 AM, Phil Petree wrote:
>
>> Walter,
>>
>> I had the timeout problem on a script with a different purpose.  What I
>> did was hijacked the code here:
>> http://www.mcfedries.com/JavaScript/timer.asp
>>
>> I created an array: var  funcTimers[]  and then modified the above code to
>> insert into the array and each func started the timer on entry and ended it
>> on exit.
>>
>> At the end, I dumped the funcTimers out with an alert() and I had my
>> answer.
>>
>> Also, about 10 years ago (when I was younger and smarter) I wrote a table
>> sort function that would sort a standard html table based on the column
>> clicked.  It was quite fast and would sort through 1000 columns pretty
>> quickly.  I looked on my backup drive and couldnt find it but if you want,
>> I'll root around and post it.... might give you a different strategy.
>>
>> P~
>>
>> On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 9:01 AM, Walter Lee Davis <wa...@wdstudio.com>
>> wrote:
>> I have been chasing my tail on a slow script error, and just now
>> discovered that if I disable my call to make a 1,000 element list sortable
>> the problem goes entirely away.
>>
>> First, is there any sort of tool I can use to determine where this
>> function is spending all of its time?
>>
>> Second, is there any way to get around these slow script errors? The issue
>> I am seeing is that once the page loads, and this function is called, the
>> browser goes into beachball mode, eventually shows an alert about the slow
>> script. If I okay that (keep trying, I tell it) the page loads and works
>> perfectly. Sortable does exactly what it's supposed to do, and very
>> snappily.
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>>
>> Walter

I use http://www.kryogenix.org/code/browser/sorttable/
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