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You don't have enough information. You need to think more like Sherlock Holmes. You should go in the morning and observe what happens during this coffee break. Be as minimally intrusive as possible. See what they are doing & talking about. Is it important? Perhaps they have a short scrum meeting over the coffee machine. Perhaps they agree on overall ...


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Great answers here! I'm developing a card game using Python and Pygame, which has no double-click support, so I stumbled upon the same problem. Inspired on Marcel Böttcher's answer, to measure your own time and then double it, I've created a small tool to measure the speed of double-clicks, and I'm sharing with you: import pygame import random ...


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Assuming the process is initiated by a user, then ideally: After 100 milliseconds, there should be some response from the system from the user's action. This response could be as simple as a spinning wheel or hourglass icon.* After 1 second, the system should either complete the action or indicate to the user how much time it will take to complete the ...


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The need for speed Get a user to wait for a three minute coffee break is nice, but management doesn't like it. You need to make this as fast as you can (async maybe?) and play a little tune to the user while waiting. It's not OK to transform a document of 300 kb in 15 seconds - but if that is your absolute best, you need to entertain your user during the 15 ...


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It sounds to me that, if possible, multi-threading may be a fourth and best-of-both-worlds option. You could monitor the progress of the export and update the UI using a separate thread, which should result in a significant boost in export performance. If this is not an option, is too difficult, or does not help for whatever reason, talking the users into ...



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