On Managed Code Performance, Again

Managed code may be fat and slow, but it fares surprisingly well in Rico's C# port of Raymond Chen's C++ Chinese/English dictionary reader:

This is a companion discussion topic for the original blog entry at: http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2005/05/on-managed-code-performance-again.html

Rico has an interesting followup on memory footprint-- the ‘real’ cost of managed code:


I did some basic “hello world” .NET memory footprint tests here: