Austin Lamb

Principal Software Engineering Manager, Windows Developer Platform

I work on performance and I’m the author of the SizeBench tool for investigating binary size ( ). Previously, I've worked on various UI frameworks - WinUI, XAML, and Silverlight for browsers, Windows Phone, and Xbox 360.

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Case Study: Using Visual Studio Profiler to reduce memory allocations in the Windows Terminal console host startup path

Setting The Stage Around the holidays of 2020 it was a bit quieter, and I decided it might be a great time to go investigate how the Visual Studio profiling tools worked. I have been a long-time user of the Windows Performance Analyzer (WPA), which is a great tool for doing systems-level performance analysis. It is, however, quite complex and...