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December 10, 2020
Stephen Kellett

What’s new with Performance Validator

There are many changes coming to Performance Validator. I’m going to describe the various changes and the reasons behind them. Name Change The first one […]

Coverage Memory Profiler Thread
February 11, 2020
Stephen Kellett

Monitoring a service with the NT Service API

Debugging services is a pain. There is a lot that can go wrong and very little you can do to find out what went wrong. […]

Profiler
December 20, 2016
Stephen Kellett

More Effective Line Timing with C++ Performance Validator

C++ Performance Validator has always had the ability to provide timing information for each line executed. However it has always been a bit clumsy to […]

Profiler user experience
December 18, 2015
Stephen Kellett

New graphics in Performance Validator

We’ve just introduced some new visualisations of performance data into C++ Performance Validator and .Net Performance Validator. The new visualisations make it much easier to […]

Stephen Kellett

64 bit C++ software tool Beta Tests are complete.

We recently closed the beta tests for the 64 bit versions of C++ Coverage Validator, C++ Memory Validator, C++ Performance Validator and C++ Thread Validator. […]

Coverage Development Memory Profiler
September 29, 2011
Stephen Kellett

Command line support for .Net services and ASP.Net

Today we have released updated versions of our software tools for .Net, .Net Coverage Validator, .Net Memory Validator and .Net Performance Validator. The updates to […]

Profiler
August 6, 2011
Stephen Kellett

Perl Profiling API

For some time we have had tools for use with Perl in the beta stage. The reason the tools never left beta is because the […]

Coverage Profiler
July 19, 2010
Stephen Kellett

Doing good work can make you feel a bit stupid

Doing good work can make you feel a bit stupid, well thats my mixed bag of feelings for this weekend. Here is why… Last week […]

Profiler
May 21, 2010
Stephen Kellett

The cost of using OutputDebugString

Should you use OutputDebugString? Is that an unusual question to ask? How often have you thought about the potential cost of using OutputDebugString (or TRACE, […]

Profiler
February 13, 2010
Stephen Kellett

Speed up your MFC program without a profiler!

I’m going to explain how to potentially improve the performance of MFC programs using CMap<> and related containers (CMapStringToPtr, etc) by a substantial amount. We […]

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