Noah Coad

A Microsoft Program Manager on Visual Studio Platform (and an underground coder, lifehacker, hockey player)

June, 2007

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    String.Equals Performance Comparison

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    I recently had an app that I used the VSTS Profiler on to find that a significant portion of time was spent comparing some long strings. I was using String.Equals(string a, string b, StringComparison.InvariantCultureIgnoreCase) since I didn't care about...
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    VSTS Profiler

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    The Visual Studio Team System Profiler is a tool that helps find resource bottle necks in your application. Like slow code (CPU bottleneck), disk thrashing, memory allocation, etc. I'm on the team that builds the Profiler, so here are some Profiler goodies...
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    TechEd 2007: DEV320 Follow Up

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    An Overview of Visual Studio Team Developer tools was given at TechEd 2007 as DEV320, Writing Maintainable and Robust Applications with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System . Here are the resources from the session and you can watch it now online. If you...
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    TechEd 2007: Almost Here!

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    TechEd is this week!! It's 3pm on Saturday and I'm putting the latest Orcas bits on my laptop to tweak the demos in my presentation. Tomorrow I'll fly out early in the morning to make to Party w/ Palermo in time. Dawn is going to fly up later in the week...
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    TechEd 2007: Party with Palermo

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    If you're getting in to Orlando by Sunday 7pm is Party with Palermo , I'll be there! Boy this guy can party. The event at the MVP Global Summit was packed with over 200 attendees. Free to attend, free food, free drinks, free swag! Glo Lounge , 8967 International...
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