updateshttp://www.strchr.comPerfectionistic and minimalistic programming.1440Recommended books and sitesSun, 04 Nov 2012 11:04:46 +0600<a href="">IntelĀ® Architecture Instruction Set Extensions Programming Reference</a> (PDF reference). The description of new instructions in the upcoming Haswell processor, including transactional memory support, hardware random number generator, and 256-bit vector integer operations. The transactional memory instructions should be useful for GIL (global interpreter lock) in Python and Ruby. They tried to eliminate it with software TM, but <a href="">it was too slow.</a>Win32 Assembly Cheat SheetThu, 06 Sep 2012 16:27:40 +0700 Serbo-Croatian translationPerformance measurements with RDTSCWed, 22 Aug 2012 14:55:40 +0700 links (thanks to Joseph)Hash functions: An empirical comparisonThu, 19 Jul 2012 08:14:32 +0700 xxhash and Murmur3 to <a href="">the benchmarks.</a>Thoughts on Windows Phone 7Thu, 28 Jun 2012 08:10:42 +0700 was announced that Windows Phone 8 <a href="">will support native code apps</a> and will have the same kernel as the desktop Windows.