Stack Walking in Xperf

Bruce Dawson is a performance analyst on the client performance team.  He has written this guest post on enabling stack walking using xperf for both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows systems (Vista and Win7).  For more posts on xperf see this page. Introduction When I first started working with xperf I was confused by the many…


StackOverflow answer – why learn multi-core programming? #2

In my last post I talked about how multi-threading can be used to improve responsiveness while loading a file.    I’ve put together a sample program (source included) that shows how to do this in C# 3.0, .NET 3.5, and WPF using Visual Studio 2008.  You can find a zip file with a complete project attached….