gEvas: the GTK+2 to Evas Bridge

Learn about some of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries and how to use them with gEvas for high performance in your next GTK+2 application.
Wrap-Up

I have omitted memory consumption figures from the article in order to conserve space, as those figures are less important for modern desktop machines. A future benchmark will pit QTCanvas resizing against an Edje resize program to provide a more fair comparison between those two.

If you are looking for a canvas for a new GTK+2 application, consider both GNOME Canvas and gEvas plus Edje before hacking.

Resources for this article: /article/8647.

Ben Martin spends most of his time working on virtual filesystems and data mining them, although he also is known to play with animating other peoples' image art in two and three dimensions.

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