tl;dr: Why would I ever choose to write/compile unmanaged1 code? Lets assume that I am starting a new project. I have decided to write in a C-like language - probably one of C, C++, C# or Java. C# ...
I read on the wikipedia article for Common Language Runtime that one of the benefits that the runtime provides is "Performance improvements". Executing managed code (Or bytecode) must surely always ...
I have a bit of a challenge and I am not sure how to approach this. We have a very very large project (that is about 5 years old). The code base is HUGE so a full refactor is out of the question. ...
I get confused when people try to make a distinction between compiled languages and managed languages. From experience, I understand that most consider compiled languages to be C,C++ while managed ...
My understanding is that one of the key features of a B-Tree (and a B+Tree) is that it is designed such that the size of its nodes are some multiple of the block size of whatever media the data is ...
Assume one wants to create a simple .NET language, or slightly more difficult, a compiler for an existing .NET language. Do you absolutely need to be familiar with the CIL (Common Intermediate ...
Managed OSes like Microsoft Singularity and JNode are quite an interesting concept. Essentially, the OS is bootstrapped with code written in a low-level language (C/C++/Assembly), which essentially ...