Kategorie: Microsoft

  • Microbenchmarking 3: C#

    I added C# to the list of microbenchmarks I did recently. C# The C# test were made using Visual Studio 2003, using the default settings for Debug and Release versions. Compared to C++, there is some small performance penalty with the tight loop tests. Matrix multiply is even slower than in Java, ten times slower […]

  • Does Windows XP suck?

    Actually, from time to time, it sucks big time. Recent example: The webdav client. First of all, it takes 5 (!) clicks before you can enter the address. Then, if you want to authenticate, you will be presented a dialog where you can enter username and password. So far, so good, but if you expect […]