Thursday, June 26, 2003

Lipstick on a Pig: An Object-oriented Layer on an OS That's Not

On .Net...
In short, those six lines of code will allocate 8,000 strings that take up a total of 500Kb of memory. That might or might not represent a performance hit, but I've found that it certainly surprises most developers.

Thats just gross!!! I'll stick to plain old C++/QT or C++/GTK, thank you very much.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...