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“Real World” Apps

Someone asked me the other day what we were using as our “Real World” apps so they could compare them to their own apps to understand how the testing we are doing will apply.  Here’s a high level overview that characterizes several of them.  There are others that I haven’t listed but this should give you a ...

Update on Solution Load Performance

One of the areas we’ve gotten a lot of performance feedback from Beta 2 on is loading solutions.  We’ve made a ton of progress addressing the causes of the slowness.  Like on the virtual memory issue I talked about yesterday, we’ve picked a set of “real world apps” – some of the same ones and some different ones to ...

Status update on post Beta 2 performance work

We continue to drive for improvements – trying to make contact with every person who reports issues (via my blog, Connect, Surveys, etc.).  We’re released on “Super-Limited Community Technology Preview” to individuals who have reported problems and are on the brink of releasing another. Every day we are seeing wins...

Another Virtual Memory Tip

In truth, this won’t apply to very many of you and it is with some trepidation that I share it.  The last thing in the world I want is for everyone to blindly follow it.  This, like in many things in software, involves trade-offs that you need to think hard about. VS 2010 includes more managed code than any previous version of ...

Another Virtual Memory Tip

In truth, this won’t apply to very many of you and it is with some trepidation that I share it.  The last thing in the world I want is for everyone to blindly follow it.  This, like in many things in software, involves trade-offs that you need to think hard about. VS 2010 includes more managed code than any previous version of ...

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