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time based loop

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Hi,

Looking for time based loop in c or c++. Im trying to
implement a frame/sec rendering architecture in my application.

All i need is a reliable time base loop.

Thanks,
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by:Neutron
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Which OS?

Greetings,
    Ntr:)
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by:ctrembla
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Hi Neutron,

multiplatform.  I already have a function to retreive the
time that is multiplatform.
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by:CJ_S
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There are several ways you can do that. Use the getTime function to retrieve the time, and keep that in mind. Then use it again for the next frame. Calculate the difference in seconds. Then do 1 / difInSeconds and you have the fps...of course reset the first time variable to the newer value.

Regards,
CJ
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