Andrew Arnott

News from my corner of the Visual Studio Project & Build team, programming tips, and solutions to common programming issues.

August, 2011

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    Immutable collections with mutable performance

    In my last post , I detailed the differences among read/write, read only, frozen and immutable collection types.  I described how immutable collections come with a hit to the garbage collector due to the garbage they generate during mutations. ...
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    Read only, frozen, and immutable collections

    [Update: a more recent post with new data on attainable performance of immutable collections ] The topics of immutability and functional programming has fascinated me lately. Mostly because of my work on the Visual Studio Common Project System (CPS...
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