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6.0.2
shPerformance (mem/fps/ms)  Updated Today!  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: r5.0
by: shUI [More]
shPerformance
An extremely light-weight and beautiful data broker addon that monitors system information and works right out of the box!

NOTE: I will not be updating or maintaining my secondary patch addon shMem. If you are interested in updating/maintaining it, send me a message.

Why use this addon instead of some of the other famous system monitors? Simple: elegance, ease of use, and efficiency. Other addons similar to shPerformance are extremely "busy" and highly inefficient when it comes to coding.

IMPORTANT: You must have a data broker display addon in order to enable this addon. I recommend Docking Station or you can find a list of other LDB display addons here. Changing the fonts of the tooltips is handled via a tooltip addon. I highly recommend using TipTac.

This addon displays and has the following options:

  • Frames per second (fps)
  • Latency (ms) (both HOME/local and WORLD ms)
  • Addon memory usage (mb or kb)
  • Option that allows sorting in two different ways: alphabetically or by descending memory usage
  • Option to change update period (seconds) and/or memory threshold (kb)
  • Option to change color gradient variable (for higher usage systems) and number of max addons displayed
I was completely baffled when I saw some coding of other author's data broker addons that displayed this information. My goals in creating this addon are:
  • Make the code as efficient as possible and to maintain < 30kb of memory usage
  • Be visually appealing and easy to read
  • Be updated in real time via the tooltip AND data broker text
  • Display relevant data that is important (NO FLUFF or Techno Babble)
  • Allow user to decide on sorting methods, memory threshold, and updating time
**For more technical information, details, and how to change settings please see LUA file within addon folder labeled shPerformance.lua or shMem.lua

Disclaimer: I want to thank Tekkub for his fantastic addon: picoFPS for inspiration and some code ideas, kudos!

Bug Reports and/or Requests:
All bug reports, requests (with this addon or another), errors, suggestions, and problems will be handled via the forum-comments page.

If you liked this mod, please check out my other addons:
shClock: Data Broker simple clock
shNameplates: Lightweight, simple, and sexy nameplates

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r5.0
- Updated minor issue with getting addon list and putting into table to manipulate
- TOC Bump
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r4.1
- TOC Bump
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r4.0
- ToC bump: got it right this time and set to 50001
- Optimized code with a few new tricks!
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r3.0
- ToC bump -> 5.0
- Should be working fine for MoP
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r2.6b
- ToC bump -> 4.3
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r2.6a
- ToC bump
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r2.6
- TOC update to 4.1
- Minor improvement in OnUpdate function
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r2.5
- More optimizations to code, specifically removed the redundant IsAddOnLoaded() function call
- ADDED: Local/Home ms to latency tooltip
- Changed how the latency LDB text was display to show XXms/XX(w) ms instead of the stupid hyphen
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r2.4
- Big code clean up and localized a lot of code
- You gotta ask yourself in LUA, are you local ;) -> Thanks Treeston
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r2.3
- Changed the latency db text to make it look better and clearly decipher between world and local ms
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r2.2
- Cleaned up some code and reduced the coloring of unimportant tooltip items
- ADDED: latency for both HOME and WORLD server ms to show in real time on databroker
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r2.1
- Cleaned up unused functions
- REMOVED formatMem2 function and integrated it into formatMem
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r2.0
- Cleaned up coding and added shMem LDB as a separate module
- ADDED code to see if shMem is loaded and if it is loaded, to only show memory detailed tooltip over shMem LDB instead of shPerformance LDB (MUST have both addons installed - as separate addon folders)
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r1.1
- Small update to ToC file and removed the ##Version attribute
- Fixed up some function names so I can work on big update...
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r1 - new updating system (newer than v8.1)
- REMOVED the shMem data broker completely (again, sigh I know). But it will run better this way with a lot less lag. If you really want to see your memory usage, just hover over and see the tooltip.
- ADDED line at bottom of tooltip to show how many addons are "hidden" (not above the memory threshold) and what the total amount of memory used for those addons.
- Optimized some more code
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v8.1
- ADDED the shMem broker back
- After lots of hours trying to find a work around for the jittering/fps decrease, I have figured out a way to decrease it by a lot. NOTE: for having an addon like this calls the UpdateAddOnMemoryUsage() function a lot, it's natural to have some cpu/memory usage. I minimized that by making the broker update slower than if you were hovered over it.
- Optimized lots of code with major rewrites
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v8.0
- MAJOR update: overhauled OnUpdate methods for LDB's (this was causing too many performance issues and jittering on lots of computers)
- REMOVED memory LDB and added all pertaining information to ONLY display on FPS broker
- Optimized some more code to fit the changes
- REMOVED "wantOnClickUpdating", thought the addon was getting too "busy" with too many options. Now the tooltip will ALWAYS update in real time and onclick. However, OnUpdate now doesn't call the UpdateAddOnMemoryUsage() and iterates over a table (saving a lot of CPU cycles). This will only happen by hovering over the LDB
- REMOVED option to show TOTAL UI memory in LDB (see above)
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v6.9
- Fixed minor error when using the coloring option and cleaned up initial addon table
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v6.8
- Fixed color scheme to show coloring of addon names based on the ToC file or can use the coloring option
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v6.7
- Optimized some small snippets of code
- Returned to wantonclickupdating = false default so the tooltip updates in real time (per popular demand)
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v6.5
- Updated ToC for 4.0.1
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v6.3
- Fixed bug that was not allowing the fps and latency databroker objects to update correctly
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v6.2
- Minor update: reset a bunch of defaults to take less memory and fix the jittering that some people are having (just a temporary fix)
- Fixed some code to allow the broker object to keep updating every 2 seconds and not based on the UPDATEPERIOD variable
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v6.1
- Removed second set of icons (no one wanted them)
- Updated code and added IsAddOnLoaded() function call to clean up and optimize
- Updated ToC file
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v6.0
- Updated tooltip to make it display shPerformance addon memory usage by itself at the bottom!
- ADDED fps and latency display on tooltip itself for users who don't want to turn on the other databroker objects
- ADDED option to turn off coloring of the addon names (but the memory usage stays the same)
- Updated some function calls and minor cleanup of code
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v5.1
- Updated TOC file
- Added another set of icons that can be changed via lua file (check for easy instructions)
- Fixed some small issues with formatting
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v5.0
- Updated TOC a bit
- Due to popular demand, the default sorting method is back to alpha order
- Fixed the formatter to change 1000kb to 1.0mb (instead of < 1024)
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v4.9
- Updated TOC finally
- Changed some redundant local variable calls and tried to clean up some code
- Changed default update time to every 1 second instead of 2 seconds
- Changed memory threshold back up to 60kb
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v4.8
- Changed default values for better optimization
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v4.7
- Made some more locals..optimized
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v4.6
- Further optimized coding and got rid of some unnecessary global calls
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v4.5
- Cosmetic changes and visual optimization
- Default, out of the box, changes to match user's needs
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v4.4
- Updated garbage collecting methods and optimized function calls
- Added a more appealing garbage collecting display at the bottom of tooltip
- Added error handling if LibStub is not installed
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v4.3
- Fixed information of options in lua file to make a bit more sense
- Added color gradient and max addon displaye options (CHECK LUA FILE)
- Added "Garbage churn" display similar to picoFPS' option at bottom of tooltip
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v4.2
- Removed garbage collection when OnLeave event is triggered
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v4.0
- Added garbage collection amount into chatframe when databroker clicked
- Cosmetic and visual changes to make it a bit easier to read
- COMPLETELY revamped several functions and optimized even further than before, should see a big change in overall efficiency.
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v3.2
- Added some color changes to mem list
- Optimized onclick function to call onenter function, reduces mem usage by 25%
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v3.1
- Added TOTAL UI memory usage line in shMem tooltip
- Cosmetic coloring of items
- Optimized "OnEnter" and "OnClick": external function calls
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v2.3
- Fixed default settings to emulate what most people have.
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v2.1
- Cosmetic changes and optimized search function
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v2.0
- Added boolean statement in config section of shPerformance.lua: IF YOU WANT to disable automatic updating of tooltip (and possible frame 'stuttering' just set this boolean value to "true"
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v1.2
- Changed UPDATEPERIOD from 0.5 seconds to 2 seconds to improve performance on some machines
NOTE: this can always be changed manually by changing the UPDATEPERIOD variable at top of LUA file
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v1.1
- Added icons for each separate broker
- Fixed ToC file up a bit
- New screenshots
- Fixed some wording to make it consistent with rest of tootips
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r4.0
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shUI
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r3.0
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shUI
09-13-12 08:28 PM


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Unread 04-27-11, 01:40 PM  
N3misis
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You have already a update for 4.1 ?? this Version is as "old" in the Addon Menü
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Unread 04-26-11, 06:23 PM  
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Originally posted by Maxen
This seems to be broken in 4.1
Will be working on a fix tonight as well.
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This seems to be broken in 4.1
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Originally posted by Koreos
This is pretty odd. When I updated the addon, it stopped showing the addon memory on my bars, and Bazooka doesn't even list it. However the FPS and Latancy ones seem to work.
Please see change logs from the past major release
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This is pretty odd. When I updated the addon, it stopped showing the addon memory on my bars, and Bazooka doesn't even list it. However the FPS and Latancy ones seem to work.
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Originally posted by Gregory
I already removed it from ldb. That wasn't hard Just need to add them into tooltip now
Fair enough, I'll add them into the tooltip next update.

I love this addon, replaces some older fubar ones I was using, before I fully converted to ldb, thanks!

I see you added the ability to sort by memory use, which is great! Any chance we can also have an option to toggle viewing either list the top X amount (any number we choose? or 15-25ish would be nice) or all the addons. Or I guess all the addons up to your normal limit, or changing that limit, however you'd want to go about doing it would be great =P

thanks again for the great addons (=
@memnoch: I am sorry man, I am not understanding what you are asking for hehe. Could you give me an example? As of right now, you can set how many items show up in the tooltip and you can also throttle what addons show up based on their memory (ie. any addon above x value will show up). If this is not what you are talking about, let me know and give me an example.
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Unread 02-27-11, 10:45 AM  
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Suggestion - Number of Addons to list in shFPS

I love this addon, replaces some older fubar ones I was using, before I fully converted to ldb, thanks!

I see you added the ability to sort by memory use, which is great! Any chance we can also have an option to toggle viewing either list the top X amount (any number we choose? or 15-25ish would be nice) or all the addons. Or I guess all the addons up to your normal limit, or changing that limit, however you'd want to go about doing it would be great =P

thanks again for the great addons (=
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I already removed it from ldb. That wasn't hard Just need to add them into tooltip now
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Unread 02-23-11, 12:14 PM  
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Originally posted by Gregory
Can you please add both latencies into tooltip and show only world latency in ldb object ? Home latency not actually that important to look at it all time.
Well, to tell you the truth, the home latency is kind of important...they are both important. But I will put them both on the tooltip if need be. If you are interested I can show you what to change in the code to make it look like that, but I like it the way it is right now
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Can you please add both latencies into tooltip and show only world latency in ldb object ? Home latency not actually that important to look at it all time.
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Originally posted by keLston
Looks like in the latest patch Blizzard implemented both some local latency and world latency for server ping and instance server ping.

Would it be possible to have those implemented into the latency module?
I did read up on that. I will be looking into it soon and will add it into the next update

This has been implemented already as of 2/12
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Looks like in the latest patch Blizzard implemented both some local latency and world latency for server ping and instance server ping.

Would it be possible to have those implemented into the latency module?
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Originally posted by sykopat
Sorry for late reply. Turns out I was using an older version of ShPerformance, it's working fine now.

The FPS tooltip just says shfps in white text, would it be possible to have the old tooltip back? It's not important, but it looks nicer.
Hmm, that might be something to think about. Let me see if I can squeeze that into the next update. Glad it' working out for you bud!
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Sorry for late reply. Turns out I was using an older version of ShPerformance, it's working fine now.

The FPS tooltip just says shfps in white text, would it be possible to have the old tooltip back? It's not important, but it looks nicer.
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Originally posted by sykopat
Hi, I'm using the optional shMem plugin and was wondering if the was a way to get back the old shFps tooltip so I don't have the memory information in two places?
I have it set to automatically tell if the shMem module is enabled, if it is, it automatically should fix the tooltips. You have both the shPerformance and shMem modules enabled right?
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