Archive for January 9th, 2004

Quote for the day … January 9th, 2004

Vinod Kumar

I feel the pinch and realize the meaning on these strong words …

“In the last ten years we have encountered quite a few C++ projects that fell far short of their required performance. At the heart of those performance failures was a design and an implementation geared for extreme flexibility and reusability. The obsession with reusable code has produced software that, due to the lack of efficiency, was not even usable, not to mention reusable. … The problem is that performance and flexibility are often enemies. It is not an artifact of poor design or of implementation. We are talking about a fundamental tension between two forces that are pushing in opposite directions.”
—Dov Bulka, David Mayhew, Efficient C++: Performance Programming Techniques, p. 223.

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IL Merger … January 9th, 2004

Vinod Kumar

Free tool to merge multiple .NET assemblies into a single assembly, from Microsoft Research. Download the same

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Office 2004 Screenshots … January 9th, 2004

Vinod Kumar

Catch some glimpses of Office 2004 for Mac. Interesting surely and the UI looks really really jazzy … I think we can start expecting something on these lines for the Office 2004 for Windows also … :) … Catch the complete 10 pictures from activewin … An excel looks like …

 

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