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frame buffering

not -Mc

Joined: Jul 08, 2010
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first i initialise the onscreen frame when the program starts and then copy the empty frame buffer

then i write all my graphics to the buffer frame in my draw() method at the end of which the buffer frame is copied to the onscreen frame.

but then if i set frame to = buffer, wont it become invisible too, so i need to reapply visibility which causes the frame to flash between visible and invisible.

I feel like i'm doing it completely wrong, any suggestions for this newb?
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Rob Spoor

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buffer and frame both refer to the same JFrame object.

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