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Andrew Hunter

Andrew Hunter

The Synchronisation Trap


The original generation of PDAs, the ancestors of today’s mobile devices, were notably limited in their connectivity. They relied on a regular, often daily, ritual of synchronisation where they would be connected to a desktop machine by a wire and synchronise their data. Mobile devices are changing the way applications are designed in some fundamental […]

23 January 2014 4:22 pm by
Andrew Hunter

ANTS Performance Profiler 6 Early Access

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The Early Access Program for ANTS Performance Profiler 6 has begun. You can get the new version from the EAP forum, here. There are three major new features in this early build, with more to come in the future: Sampling This new profiling mode is available from the session setup dialog. Sampling works by periodically […]

13 November 2009 6:03 am by
Andrew Hunter



I write a lot of comments in my code: these days it’s second nature. Every declaration I write has a comment describing what it’s for and maybe some remarks describing things I think are the associated gotchas. Inside method definitions, I maintain a running commentary describing what the method is supposed to be doing and […]

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