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I need a timer - Caveman - Aug 17, 2008 06:02 AM

Hello there, I need a timer so I can calculate the position of a particle every 20ms or so, what do you guys use for this?


I need a timer - ThemsAllTook - Aug 17, 2008 07:11 AM

Depends on the API you're using. For example, if you're in Cocoa, you'll likely want to use NSTimer.

This also may be of interest: http://www.sacredsoftware.net/tutorials/Animation/TimeBasedAnimation.xhtml


I need a timer - Caveman - Aug 17, 2008 07:38 AM

Oh yes I forgot, I'm using Cocoa

EDIT: thanks, problem solved with NSTimer Smile