Archive for October, 2006

JavaSpeed Eclipse Plugin

Posted in Uncategorized on October 21st, 2006 by admin – Be the first to comment

Benchmarks are tedious to run. You have to compile the code, execute the tests, record the results, create charts and tables. Then the benchmark becomes out of date as soon as a new compiler, JRE or CPU is released.

So I’ve created JavaSpeed, an Eclipse plugin to run a small set of performance tests based on this benchmark. The screenshots are self-explanatory:

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On the Bandwagon

Posted in Uncategorized on October 20th, 2006 by admin – Be the first to comment

Like literally a million other people, I’ve decided to set up my blog. I’m not aiming for a Pulitzer prize, just something above the usual What-My-Cat-Ate-For-Breakfast drivel. I believe Steve Martin said it best in Planes, Trains and Automobiles:

“And by the way, you know, when you’re telling these little stories? Here’s a good idea – have a point. It makes it so much more interesting for the listener!”

For the curious, my old site is here.