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Developer Journal - 2 days, 6 hours ago
Building a SlimDX MiniTriangle sample with Direct3D11 and IronPython - By Washu
<p>I generally don't post huge code dumps, mainly because I find them more annoying and less helpful than some books/authors might. But you know, I've been playing with IronPython/SlimDX re...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 6 hours ago
Building a SlimDX MiniTriangle sample with Direct3D11 and IronPython - By Washu
I generally don't post huge code dumps, mainly because I find them more annoying and less helpful than some books/authors might. But you know, I've been playing with IronPython/SlimDX recently and...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 6 hours ago
SlimGen and You, Part ADD EAX, [EAX] of N - By Washu
So far I’ve covered how SlimGen works and the difficulties in doing what it does, including calling convention issues that one must be made aware of when writing replacement methods for use with Sl...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 6 hours ago
SlimGen and You, Part ADD EAX, [EAX] of N - By Washu
So far I’ve covered how SlimGen works and the difficulties in doing what it does, including calling convention issues that one must be made aware of when writing replacement methods for use with Sl...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 6 hours ago
The Mechanical Heart - An Introduction - By dsm1891
THE MECHANICAL HEART Development Blog Welcome all,I have decided to create a weekly development blog of my current project titled The Mechanical Heart. In this issue I will outline what you can c...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 6 hours ago
SlimGen and You, Part ADD AL, [RAX] of N - By Washu
The question does arise though, when using SlimGen and writing your SSE replacement methods, what kind of calling convention does the CLR use?The CLR uses a version of fastcall. On x86 processors t...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 6 hours ago
SlimGen and You, Part ADD AL, [RAX] of N - By Washu
The question does arise though, when using SlimGen and writing your SSE replacement methods, what kind of calling convention does the CLR use?The CLR uses a version of fastcall. On x86 processors t...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 6 hours ago
SlimGen and You, Part ADD [EAX], EAX of N - By Washu
So previously we delved into one of the nastier performance corners on the .Net framework. Today I’m going to introduce you to a tool, that is in development currently, which allows you to take tho...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 6 hours ago
SlimGen and You, Part ADD [EAX], EAX of N - By Washu
So previously we delved into one of the nastier performance corners on the .Net framework. Today I’m going to introduce you to a tool, that is in development currently, which allows you to take tho...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 6 hours ago
SlimGen and You, Part ADD [EAX], AL of N - By Washu
Imagine you could have the safety of managed code, and the speed of SIMD all in one? Sounds like one of those weird dreams Trent has, or perhaps you are already thinking of using C++/CLI to wrap S...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 14 hours ago
Playing With The .NET JIT Part 4 - By Washu
As noted previously there are some cases where the performance of unmanaged code can beat that of the managed JIT. In the previous case it was the matrix multiplication function. We do have some ot...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 14 hours ago
Playing With The .NET JIT Part 3 - By Washu
Integrating unmanaged code into the managed platform is one of the problem areas with the managed world. Often times the exact costs of calling into unmanaged code is unknown. This obviously leads...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 14 hours ago
Playing With The .NET JIT Part 2 - By Washu
Previously I discussed various potential issues the x86 JIT had with inlining non-trivial methods and functions taking or returning value types. In this entry I hope to cover some potential pitfall...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 14 hours ago
Playing With The .NET JIT Part 1 - By Washu
Introduction.NET has been getting some interesting press recently. Even to the point where an article in Game Developer Magazine was published advocating the usage of managed code for rapid develop...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 14 hours ago
Is It Really A Bug For A Beginner To Be Using C-Strings In C++? - By Washu
Depends, but probably yes.A beginning programmer should be focusing on learning to program. That is: the process of taking a concept and turning it into an application. Problem solving, in other wo...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 14 hours ago
A Simple C++ Quiz - By Washu
This is a very basic C++ quiz, it mainly tests a wee bit of knowldege that I've found some people who profess to have a mastery of C++ to be lacking. The answers should all be based on the C++ stan...
Developer Journal - 4 days, 14 hours ago
Sneaking and bows - By O-san
Been a while since the last update. I’m still working on Medieval Story, my *long* running project. The engine is more robust and I have changed my windowing framework to the latest glfw-master bra...
Developer Journal - 5 days, 19 hours ago
Zombie MO - By polyfrag
'nuf said.https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/109630018/temp/pathogenb/aaa000/soffr.png https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/109630018/temp/pathogenb/aaa000/sofout.png https://dl.dropboxusercontent....
Developer Journal - 1 week, 14 hours ago
Experimental virtual-machine-based branch of ANL - By JTippetts
I've pushed some commits to the vm branch of the ANL; you can find the new branch here .Note that the new branch is still very much in development. I haven't written any bindings for Lua, so the fr...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 21 hours ago
Brain dump: considerations for organizing code - By ApochPiQ
No structure or real nice formatting will be found in this post. This is a stream-of-consciousness blathering process wherein I contemplate how to organize code in a way that escapes the limitation...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 2 days ago
The Right Taxonomy of Code - By ApochPiQ
I've written before about how much I want to get away from the "code goes in files" model of programming. The more code I write, and the larger the project, the less it makes sense to organize ever...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 2 days ago
The CRI Project - By Radikalizm
This journal entry was originally written for my homepage . Go check it out! THE CRI PROJECT CRI, short for Common Rendering Interface, a name which is no longer relevant as I hinted at in my last...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 days ago
Grand Strategy: Space War - "Mercenaries" -- Unity - By Orymus3
Greetings,For the longest time, I was hesitant to use Unity. Truth is, I'm not a big fan of editors: I generally feel I don't have sufficient control over what I'm trying to achieve, and this can b...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 days ago
A little update - Progressions - By Migi0027
Pictures: (because thats why people are here).PS. Im no artist, so this is programming art, and, some pictures are deliberately oversaturated, the vegetation looks to be different colors, as the di...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 days ago
Time sure flies... - By ApochPiQ
It's been well over a year since I embarked on the monumental project of self-hosting the Epoch language compiler. In all that time, there have been a whopping ZERO releases of the language or any...


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