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The ARM processor (Thumb-2), part 19: Common patterns

We saw some time ago how to recognize dense switch statements that use the TBB and TBH instructions. Here are some other common sequences in compiler-generated code. Note that instructions are likely to be reordered by the compiler to avoid stalls. A call to an imported function is an indirect function call through a global function pointer...


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STL Visualizers on GitHub

We are happy to announce that now it’s possible to contribute to the STL Visualizers for Visual Studio's debugger on GitHub. A visualizer is a file with .natvis extension that allows you to manipulate the way native types appear in the debugger's watch window.  We've been working on fixing existing issues with the visualizers ...