The nprof 0.1 alpha release is now available! Some of the new features include:

  • Ability to profile managed/unmanged code transitions
  • Profiler now tracks runtime suspended time
  • Thread-aware GUI, filter timing info by thread
  • More accurate numbers for total time %
  • Show % time in method as well as % time in children
  • Check for profiler hook version number, ability to veto profiler hook if mismatched version


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The first version of nprof (0.0) is in preparation for release.

The currently available features are:

  • Multithreaded profilee support
  • Callee function timing
  • Basic GUI interface
  • Sort by timing info

nprof is designed to be not only a profiling application, but a fully-featured API that can be used to build other profilers, as well as extend the default API.

See the project page (no longer available!) for more information.

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Take a look at my OpenDVD artwork here. I’ve taken the CSS code and made it into a neat little image you could print and put on a poster or something. Warning: it’s about 120kB and pure HTML!

BTW, if you’re one of the many people like me worried about losing your freedom to view a movie you have legally purchased (shades of DIVX anyone?), go to OpenDVD, and support the good guys: the Electronic Frontier Foundation (the EFF).

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