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Merging ComputerLinguist.com

In August 2008 I started a separate blog, ComputerLinguist.com. At the time, I felt that it was best to keep my ASP.NET writings separate from the rest. Dynamic languages were still heresy among many programming circles, and my articles on general programming were definitely targeted towards a different audience.

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Design of an Image Resizing Module

In this sequel to 20 Image Resizing Pitfalls, I'm outlining the architecture of my image resizing module, and including the source code for the HttpModule (but not the supporting classes).

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20 Image Resizing Pitfalls

Dozens of articles on server-side image resizing have been written. If we count other tongues, maybe hundreds. These contributions to the community have been invaluable to me, and I truly appreciate the time each author spent to share his or her knowledge.

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Performance killer: Disk I/O

Many people think of "performance tuning" as optimizing loops, algorithms, and memory use. In truth, however, you don't get the huge performance gains from optimizing CPU and memory use (which is good), but from eliminating I/O calls.

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