Russell Hadley

Principal Software Eng Mgr, Microsoft C++ Backend Team

Long time compiler engineer, occasional blogger. At work I'm trying to figure out what the next 20 years of compiler innovation looks like. Outside of work I try and make the best use of the PNW great outdoors that I can as well as a continuing my quest to make reasonable BBQ.

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Improved Linker Fundamentals in Visual Studio 2019

On the C++ team we’ve heard loud and clear from users that build times are a pain point. We’ve continued our focus on improving the step, linking, that dominates F5 build times. Fast F5 build times, or iteration build times, are a key contributor to developer productivity and we felt that there was a large opportunity so we narrowed in on ...