Mr. Burgermaster passes on

This makes me sad: My own personal connection to Burgermaster is manyfold. My first article for Microsoft Systems Journal (MSJ) was about the Burgermaster segment in Windows 3.X. When it came time to publish the article, they couldn’t find a suitable graphic image from the article, so they went with the picture of the…


Visual Studio 2010 Linker performance improvements

A long, long time ago I wrote quite a bit about PE files, OBJ files, compilers, linkers, etc… Thus, it warms my heart to see the VC++ linker adding a dedicated thread for writing PDBs, and achieving a nice performance boost as a result.