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ascii-d: Development Log

Nov 1, 2021

Well, there are a lot going on in this commit. The app now render things like background grid or other content based on the visible area only, not the whole canvas.

The second thing is some early PoC for a reusable character layout, previously, we use grid_text to render the whole data buffer to the screen, it requires a lot of text layout update, rebuild, clone the screen buffer into a new string on EVERY FUCKING MOUSE MOVE! With the new approach, all box drawing characters which will be rendered on the screen will be pre-built and never be built again during runtime.

More on the next commit.

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