Mark Marron - Visualizing and Understanding Heap Structure

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    Andrew Webber FX

    Apple keyboard in the background - great product.

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    Mr Crash

    First fail was to code it in C# ( it's not known for it's efficiency, good for prototyping ideas though, not good for much else )

    If you want to be called lazy-a**-programmer behind you back then use C#, basically.


    There's are many very good reasons nasa use C++ for their rovers on mars ! 


    I do hope these heap tools can be used with C++

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    interesting stuff, are the tools displayed available to try out? - loved the buzzing pens in the video Smiley

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    Glad that you liked the video, using the magic whiteboard pens was definitely an interesting experience. As for the tools, unfortunately we don't currently have anything that is ready to try out. Our goal is definitely to have tools that people can use but for now we are focused on experiementing with various development scenarios where this kind of visualization could be useful, how best convey information in the visualization (e.g. using color), and learing about the features of dgml (the new format for graph drawing/navigation in VS 2k10).





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