Tag: fast code

Premature Optimization, is the root of all evil!

In DonaldKnuth’s paper “Structured Programming With Go To Statements”, he wrote: “Programmers waste enormous amounts of time thinking about, or worrying about, the speed of noncritical parts of their programs, and these attempts at efficiency actually have a strong negative impact when debugging and maintenance are considered. We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the […]