Tales and thoughts from the founder of NormSoft (maker of Pocket Tunes), working and living in St. Croix, USVI

Friday, January 09, 2004

Optimization is fun. Don't know why, but I get a huge kick out of tweaking a few lines of code or assembly instructions and seeing the next benchmark soar. If I'm not careful, I can waste an entire day. Like today for instance... Inline some code here saves 10%, unroll a loop there saves 50% (woo hoo!). And so on.

What am I working on that requires such speed? You'll just have to wait for the next Pocket Tunes release, now won't you?

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