This week comes with an article to help you set your application for parallelization; C++ MVP Dan Rollins researches on various ways to implement properties in C++; Issam Iqbal, C++ MVP, gives another twist to the TO CLI or NOT TO CLI debate when creating unit tests for our unmanaged code (voting for “NOT TO CLI”).
The C++ back-end team is very conscious of the performance of our product. Today I will present to you an overview of how we define “performance of our product” and the way we measure it. Along the way I hope to introduce you to some new ideas that you can use to test your product’s performance as well.
My name is Alex Thaman and I am a Senior Test Lead on the Visual C++ compiler team at Microsoft. The focus of this blog is testing of the compiler backend where I’ve spent a good portion of my time here.