Slides for our All Day PDC 2008 talks on: Performance By Design

Every year or so, when Microsoft believes it has something useful to say to develoeprs it hosts a Programmer Developer’s Conference.  It is doing so this year from 10/27 through 10/30.    Between Rico Marani, Mark Friedman and myself, we gave a all day talk on writing high performance software for the .NET Runtime.     I am posting the slides here for reference.   I had…

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Links to MSDN articles I have written on designing for performance

I just happen to notice that I don’t have any links from my blog to some recient MSDN articles I wrote on performance.   I want to quickly correct his with this posting. There is actually a very nice summary page that MSDN created that gathers together all the articles I have written over time.  The…

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Giving Performance Talk at Programmer Developers Conference (PDC) 10/26

This is a quick plug for a pre-conference session I am giving on 10/26 at Microsoft’s Programmer Developers Conference (PDC) 10/26 held this year in Los Angeles.   My talks are part of a all day session that I am giving along with Rico Mariani and Mark Friedman entitled   Performance by design using the .NET Framework…

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To Inline or not to Inline: That is the question

In a previous posting, I mentioned that .NET V3.5 Service Pack 1 had significant improvements in the Just in time (JIT) compiler for the X86 platform, and in particular its ability to inline methods was improved (especially for methods with value type arguments).   Well now that this release is publically available my claim can be…

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.NET Framework 3.5 SP1 Allows managed code to be launched from a network share!

Hurray, its finally fixed!  manage code ‘just works’ from network file share! Now I know that some of you are probably just saying ‘who cares’ or ‘huh?’ but for those of us who have hit this problem, this has been a major deployment headache, and I am happy to say that the end of this…

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