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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...