More book updates for Customizing the CLR

I’ve recently been made aware of two more updates I need to provide for my book on Customizing the .Net Framework CLR.  As always, I apologize for any inconvenience these discrepancies may have caused. Chapter 2, Page 7. The table which lists the methods on ICLRRuntimeHost indicates that more information about ExecuteInDomain is available in…

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Auto-Deployment of Remote Performance Monitor Device-side Components

In my earlier post on using the .Net Compact Framework Remote Performance Monitor, I describe that you must manually copy two files (netcfrtl.dll and netcflaunch.exe) to your device before you can launch an application to receive performance statistics. Chris Tacke of OpenNetCF.org recently got tired of this manual process and wrote a program you can use…

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Analyzing Device Application Performance with the .Net Compact Framework Remote Performance Monitor

Service Pack 1 of the .Net Compact Framework version 2 (see http://blogs.msdn.com/netcfteam/archive/2006/04/21/580901.aspx) includes a new utility called the .Net Compact Framework Remote Performance Monitor (RPM).  The RPM helps you diagnose performance problems in your application by providing a dynamic, graphical view of various runtime performance statistics.  The performance statistics displayed by the RPM are those…

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Book updates for Customizing the CLR

Releasing a book before the product on which it is based ships is always a risky proposition as product changes are inevitable, which may invalidate some of what you’ve written.  My situation is no exception.  I finished writing my book on advanced CLR programming techniques almost a year before version 2.0 of the .Net Framework…

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.Net Compact Framework GC article in .Net Developers Journal

I recently wrote an article for .Net Developers Journal on how operations like boxing and string manipulations can affect the performance of the Compact Framework’s garbage collector. Credit for the ideas and samples in the article go to Roman Batoukov. Check out the February issue. For more Compact Framework performance information, see the FAQ on…

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