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Re: Tools

Steve Baker wrote:

> I think that in a large, commercial programming house, you can afford to
> have a couple of assembler Guru's on the team who look for the slowest
> parts of the code that their colleagues put together and clobber it
> with assembler.  In a small team - or a solo effort, you are much better
> off spending your time looking for better algorithms and sticking to
> working in C or C++.

Ah yes. The profiler is your friend. Not enough people take the time to
profile their code. Many of them could be surprised! I knew I was when
we started doing profiling on Quadra! (what is this *network* code doing
so high in the time chart???) ;-)

Pierre Phaneuf