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Subject: Re: Why is assembly more effecient than C?

Author: Jim Phillips

Date: 21:44:50 09/26/98

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On September 26, 1998 at 17:50:46, John Coffey wrote:

>Why is assembly so much more efficient than C?   I thought that C code was
>suppose to be pretty well optimized.
(major snip... :)

Although I write mainly in compiled Basic, a book I *highly* recommend
to any programmer interested in faster code is:
The Zen of Code Optimization  - by Michael Abrash
It will definitely give you a new outlook on why code is slow or fast,
and how to make it faster.
:)
-Jim Phillips



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