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Writing High-Performance .NET Code, 2nd Edition by Ben Watson, Leticia Watson

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Introduction to the Second Edition

The fundamentals of .NET performance have not changed much in the years since the first edition of Writing High-Performance .NET Code. The rules of optimizing garbage collection still remain largely the same. JIT, while improving in performance, still has the same fundamental behavior. However, there have been at least five new point releases of .NET since the previous edition, and they deserve some coverage where applicable.

Similarly, this book has undergone considerable evolution in the intervening years. In addition to new features in .NET, there were occasional and odd omissions in the first edition that have been corrected here. Nearly every section of the book saw some kind of modification, from the ...

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