Here Jason Zander continues his tour through the CLR team's offices.
Do you know how hard it is walking backward while trying to aim a camcorder properly?
What is that that
is working on (he's a program manager on the
)? Hey, who said working on the CLR team is all work and no play? Ahh, the things developers do under the guise of testing serial port functionality. Heh.
You also meet Rico Mariani
. He's part of the team that's tuning the .NET CLR (the engine at the heart of every .NET application) to get every last bit of performance out of it. Hear his ideas
on performance tuning. His first hint? Pay attention to the numbers.
Read Rico's blog
for more performance tuning tips. He also recommends reading Microsoft's patterns and practices
for even more .NET performance tips.