Rule of Thumb

THE OLD RULE FOR PROGRAMMING A COMPUTER

A computer program in a good high-level language can be written about five to ten times as fast as the ...

A computer program in a good high-level language can be written about five to ten times as fast as the same program in assembly language, but it will be longer and run slower. — Clifton Royston, programmer/analyst, Nukualofa, Tonga

05/15/17