Not sure if this belongs in the Vuo SDK category, but a node that records/displays the execution time of a node/nodes could come in handy. This to check own custom code nodes, subcompositions or part of a composition. Maybe something like this:
a little bit similar to this
a little bit similar to this FR (minus state): https://vuo.org/node/1728
Would the Feature Request Add processing time in tooltips for each node meet your requirements? If the goal is just to measure the execution time of one node for development/debugging, then perhaps that FR would be sufficient.
You can measure the execution time now, as shown in the attached composition, although it's not as simple as a tooltip addition or single node.
Alastair not sure how this
@usefuldesign not sure how this would relate to a state management feature? See reply below.
@jmcc Kind of, but maybe not quite :) I'm thinking very basic [event time out] - [event time in] = output. I could maybe have made it myself, but I frankly don't trust my skills enough to make something accurate enough for this purpose.
While a tooltip would be nice for checking custom nodes, it would mean having to calculate the sum of multiple nodes when comparing different approaches which I don't find as useful. I can also see the port popover management become tiresome really fast in larger compositions.
For single nodes it would also just be a matter of connecting this parallel to the node to get the execution time for a single/custom node.
You can do this with a subcomposition, as long as you use the
Spin Off Eventnode. My colleagues have provided an example.
If you would like to use a built-in node, it would be straightforward for us to build one, using the subcomposition. The same limitation of needing a
Spin Off Eventnode would apply.
We're tabling this for now.
We're tabling this for now. If there is more community interest in a node vice a subcomposition, we'll reconsider.