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The Black Art of Optimising
« on: October 08, 2009, 09:56:52 AM »
Link: http://www.volker-lanz.de/en/software/optimising/

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Optimising program code for maximum performance is often considered to be some sort of black art. Also, quite a number of programmers believe in micro-optimisations that rarely ever improve program execution time, but nearly always introduce subtle bugs or obfuscate the code, or both.

In the following we will have a look at optimisation possibilities that help cut down execution time considerably while still keeping the code clear and easily maintainable.