compiler padawan

My adventures learning how to build compilers.

July, 2010

Blog - About

About compiler padawan.

Hiya!  My name is Danny Simmons, and I used to be a developer on the entity framework team, now I work on an incubation product involving ahead-of-time compilation of c#.

This blog is almost entirely about the Entity Framework.

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    EF Query Tuning

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    Continuing on the topic of application performance tuning, let’s turn our attention specifically to the EF and take a look at some of what’s going on under the covers with EF queries. Question #1: Where is the hot path? The first thing to think about...
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    EntityRoots – An EF Extensibility Exercise

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    A little while back I was working on a project for one of the other teams in the Data and Modeling Group where we were building an EDM which was not huge but nevertheless had a number of entity sets, and I was trying various strategies to make the model...
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    Application Performance Tuning Philosophy

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    I’m in the process of embarking on some investigation and discussion with folks about performance tuning EF apps (in particular I’m going to dive into a critical area or two on my D3 project ), and the more I thought about this, the more convinced I became...
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    D3: Implementing the WCF Service

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    D3 release 0.1322 is now available.  The work that went into this release is all about building out the WCF service which D3 will use as the interface between our mid-tier and the client.  I encountered a grab bag of issues along the way, so...
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