Nicodemus (nicodemusrat) wrote,
Nicodemus
nicodemusrat

Hackitude

Today was a good day at work. Last week, my manager walked me through some code he wrote for our project. It's a parser that was running unexpectedly slowly. So slowly that we both knew something was obviously wrong, even though it was error-free. Friday, I did some profiling and figured out some spots to focus on...

So today I put my optimization skills to the test. It now runs... 94% faster! Woot!

Rearranging data structures and just a few C++ tricks. His algorithm was solid, it was just the implementation. But that sure impressed him! Tomorrow the boss'll see the numbers. :>


Yes, these m4d c0ding sk1llz DO indeed pay th3 billz, as they say.
Subscribe

  • Zootopia

    I got a chance to see Zootopia with my family this past weekend. [No spoilers below, don’t worry.] This is a movie that I’ve been looking forward to…

  • FC 2016

    Kit and I flew down to FC. The flight was an inauspicious start to the trip... SF was stacked up due to weather. We actually took off at 11:15…

  • NaNoWriMo 2015 - Won!

    I started my next novel manuscript during this past month. I used the momentum of NaNoWriMo to get things jumpstarted. I did not expect to reach…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

  • 4 comments