The Flying Frog Blog
Thursday, 22 August 2019
Harrop's Tenth Rule
I was just reading one of the many self-soothing essays from the Lisp community and remembered my parody of Greenspun's Tenth Rule : ...
Sunday, 30 June 2019
An interesting comment buried in a discussion: “in many garbage collected languages, it becomes orders of magnitude slower as the size of...
Saturday, 4 May 2019
Qi, Lisp and O'Caml compared - performance shootout
An old article by Mark Tarver reproduced here for historical interest: This test was conducted to determine the relative efficiency and co...
Monday, 29 April 2019
The “Blub Paradox” and C++
Here is another of my answers from Stack Overflow that is getting down votes: is there some powerful language feature or idiom that you ...
Monday, 22 April 2019
In terms of performance speed, is Swift faster than Java?
This is an old 2017 answer of mine from Quora that has been deleted by moderators for violating their rules, kept here for historical inter...
Tuesday, 6 November 2018
Benchmarking in the web age
The TechEmpower website contains some fascinating benchmarks of servers. The results on this benchmark of multiple requests to servers prov...
Sunday, 4 November 2018
On "Quantifying the Performance of Garbage Collection vs. Explicit Memory Management"
The computer science research paper " Quantifying the Performance of Garbage Collection vs. Explicit Memory Management " by Emery ...
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