Prior to addressing more specific features, there are a still a few basic concepts to combustion that should be understood at the outset. These are really worth learning early on, so that working on explicit features in combustion will be that much easier.

RAM Cache and Caching

At its core, combustion processes nearly all aspects of the application on the CPU(s) of the host computer; however, it stores this information in memory (RAM) as it works, or in real time. This storing of data to memory is referred to as RAM caching. This method of caching is how combustion achieves real-time playback at full frame rates, even on modest laptop computers. ...

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