Archive for October 2005

Performance Comparison: Rectangular Array vs. Jagged Array (Update)

As I mentioned earlier (see Performance Comparison: Rectangular Array vs. Jagged Array) I ran the same set of tests in .Net framework 2.0 (Beta 2) and the results are still pretty similar to that in 1.0. I would suspect that the test results be similar in the final product of .Net 2.0. Continue reading ‘Performance Comparison: Rectangular Array vs. Jagged Array (Update)’ »

A Transparent GIF Conversion Utility in C#

Download GIFTran.zip

We often need images with transparent background when creating websites. Continue reading ‘A Transparent GIF Conversion Utility in C#’ »

A High Resolution Timing Utility in C#

Download PerformanceCounter.zip Assembly level developers have long enjoyed the use of RDTSC (read time stamp counter) instruction to achieve high resolution (1/clock speed (HZ)). Continue reading ‘A High Resolution Timing Utility in C#’ »

Performance Comparison: Rectangular Array vs. Jagged Array

Jagged arrays (e.g. a[i][j]) are named such so because it is an array of array. Continue reading ‘Performance Comparison: Rectangular Array vs. Jagged Array’ »