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LDB: 10x Performance Increase after Rewriting Linked-in C Module in Pure Erlang

Posted by Daniel Pezely  on  Sep 05, 2015

Daniel Pezely discusses the 10 fold performance increase of a Lisp and C system after rewriting it in Erlang, outlining where issues existed before and the design and implementation of the new system.


Codan - a Code Analysis Framework for CDT

Posted by Elena Laskavaia  on  Jun 17, 2015

Elena Laskavaia explains how to write a simple C/C++ checker to find errors in code with Code Analysis Framework (codan) and the AST introspection APIs of the CDT.


Faster Objects and Arrays

Posted by Gil Tene  on  May 10, 2015 3

Gil Tene introduces org.ObjectLayout, a new Java package designed specifically to enable JVMs to optimize memory layout for arrays and objects matching the performance of arrays of structs in C.


Clojure Is the New C

Posted by Robert Martin  on  Nov 16, 2014 7

Robert Martin argues that Clojure is a replacement for C with its simple syntax and minimal semantics.


Scaling Chartbeat from 8 Million Open Browsers to Realtime Analytics and Optimization

Posted by Wesley Chow  on  Oct 26, 2014

Wesley Chow presents Chartbeat's real-time analytics platform and how able to handle the requests in a cost efficient manner using a custom written analytics engine in C and Lua.


Practicing at the Cutting Edge

Posted by Martin Thompson  on  Jul 03, 2014

Martin Thompson focuses on the evolution of Java in contrast with C/C++, covering the cultural challenges of performance limits and how to collaborate with industry experts and organize teams.


Order Notation in Practice

Posted by Roger Orr  on  Jun 18, 2014 1

Roger Orr solves a problem with different levels of complexity trying to answer what the complexity notation actually means and why it is important in practice.


Java vs. C/C++ Performance Panel

Posted by Gil Tene, Martin Thompson, Todd Montgomery, Keith Adams  on  Mar 07, 2014 7

Hosted by Erik Meijer, who runs the Cloud Programmability Team at Microsoft, the panelists answer questions on C/C++ and Java performance, contrasting the virtues of native vs. managed code.


Babel: An Untyped, Stack-based HLL

Posted by Clayton Bauman  on  Dec 17, 2013

Clayton Bauman introduces Babel, an open source language implemented in C, targeted for cloud computing. Other features: interpreted, untyped stack-based, postfix, supports arrays, lists and hashes.


Unspecified and Undefined

Posted by Olve Maudal  on  Jul 26, 2013

Olve Maudal details machine code generated by snippets of both legal and illegal C code, discussing it in the context of ISO/IEC 9899 standard (the C standard).


Use the Source

Posted by Dietmar Kuehl  on  Jul 05, 2013

Dietmar Kuehl discusses creating a C/C++ source code analyzer based on clang.


Embedded Development, What's Changed in 30 Years?

Posted by James Grenning  on  Jun 29, 2013

James Grenning takes a look at embedded programming 30 years ago or more, and how it can be done better now in C.

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