Code turbulence: the chaotic, stochastic changes in the code base resulting from functionally equivalent changes to names, function signatures, etc. that require everyone to stop their progress and synchronize with.
Thursday, July 23, 2009
Another blog from the Engine Yard's winning team: Paul Wins an iPhone.
This fills in some of the details left out in the more prominent post, such as the hand-optimized C code for getting 10x improvement on the SHA-1 for ordinary CPUs (not the GPU).