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Visual Basic 2010 Unleashed by Alessandro Del Sole

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Profiling Applications

Performance is a fundamental aspect in development. An application with slow performance can discourage customers, even if it has the coolest user interface or features. Visual Studio offers an integrated profiling tool that has been deeply enhanced in the 2010 edition. The new profiler takes advantage of the WPF-based user interface of Visual Studio also offering better organization for the collected information layout. To understand how the profiler works, we need a test project. Now, create a new console application in Visual Basic. The best way for understanding how the profiler can improve your productivity is considering the simple example of strings concatenation both using String and StringBuilder objects. In ...

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