Intro to Programming Excercise: Bouncing Balls

This article is the beginning of a new ‘Introduction to Programming’ topic for my blog.  The BouncingBalls example. Basically, I have decided to try to teach programming to a set of teenagers from my son’s junior high school, and this topic will be a set of instruction materials for that ‘course’.  The basic premise is…

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Drilling into .NET Runtime microbenchmarks: ‘typeof’ optimizations.

In my last blog entry showed how to use a simple simle class called MultiSampleCodeTimer to measure the performance (time), of pretty much any fragment of CLR code quickly and easily.  That entry had a solution packaged up as a zip file TypePerfMeasurement.zip that you could use to duplicate the experiment yourself.   However I did…

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