Dealing with Life Beyond 60fps! 📽️
Right under our noses, the frame rates returned by requestAnimationFrame have gone up over the years. Let's dive deeper into why this is and figure out what to do.
Our screens have a speed at which they draw and redraw pixels. This is commonly referred to as the refresh rate:
We can see that this screen has a refresh rate of 60Hz. This means that what we see on screen is redrawn 60 times a second. Now, why am I taking up your valuable time to draw attention to this detail?
The reason is this. For the longest time, w…