For those that wish to 'dive in', this section will make you aware of how to prepare your target program before giving a quick start introduction.
Otherwise skip right on to the next chapter - The User Interface.
You're probably wanting to 'dive in' and start analysing the performance of your application, looking for hotspots right away.
However, if you choose to read this manual first, you'll find out more about Performance Validator and how to leverage it to its full advantage.
For new users of Performance Validator, a configuration wizard appears the first time you run the application. This ends with a brief overview video.
We also recommend watching the tutorials online - it's an easy way to explore the functionality available.