as seen on https://pketh.org/images/2024/offline/offline2.mp4 , after tapping the app icon the loading screen is visible for about 4 seconds. If I open up kinopio in the browser while offline, the app is available almost instantly. Is this delay hardcoded? Would it help if I sent a postmessage when the space is loaded? cc @lucas
I agree that it takes unexpectedly long, especially now that everything should be available offline. I am currently not aware of any hard-coded delay.
The launch screen should disappear after the
load event from
I will try to find out why it takes so long.
loadevent is fired when the whole page has loaded, including all dependent resources such as stylesheets, scripts, iframes, and images
waiting on assets like vids to finish downloading and script methods that probably timeout when offline might theoretically cause the delay.
the next release (https://github.com/kinopio-club/kinopio-client/pulls) , also adds an explicit
so you can listen for this instead of window.load . it’ll be more accurate bc it’ll fire when the space data is loaded either from local cache or remotely.
I added an event handler for
restoreSpaceComplete and it seems to have a positive effect because it fires way before the
I implemented a 500 ms delay for the animation before, to prevent white flashes from the underlying webview. I tried to remove it, but even when listening for
restoreSpaceComplete white flashes appear. Will leave the delay at 500 ms for now.
An updated version can be found on TestFlight.
ya it’s way faster and seems bug free in my testing. ship it
i think having a 500ms minimum delay is totally fine
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