Tag Archive: benchmark

Jun 07

Comparing performance of Qt smart pointer options

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There are a number of sources of information on the usage and behavioral differences of the many “smart pointer” options offered by Qt. But one thing I couldn’t find enough information on were¬†the performance characteristics. “Continue Using QPointer” describes the complicated situation that came about when the Qt project was choosing to either deprecate QPointer …

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Jul 25

Python 2.7.2 serializer speed comparisons

In a recent python project where I was sending multiple messages per second of data over a basic socket, I had initially just grabbed the cPickle module to get the prototype proof-of-concept functioning properly. cPickle is awesome for easily serializing more complex python objects like custom classes, even though in my case I am only sending basic types. But I wanted to investigate the speed differences of different serializer modules.