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Learn about 8 optimization techniques for a faster interpreter in Ruby which I developed using a dynamically specialized internal representation (IR).
Learn why graphics processing units (GPUs) have become the foundation of artificial intelligence and how they are being used.
Discover how flexible array members offer convenience and improve performance, and how compiler complexities are mitigated.
Discover the gains and costs of GCC’s enhanced runtime buffer overflow protection. Level 3 _FORTIFY_SOURCE preprocessor macro may detect more buffer overflows, but there’s a cost.
See site reliability engineering (SRE) principles in action and learn how to improve the operability of your code base with this developer coloring book.
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Dive into how the HotSpot JVM improves your Java application's performance by eliminating range checks and cleverly optimizing loops.