Rich-client application performance, Part 1, Tools, techniques, and tips for analyzing performance

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Chris Grindstaff

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: July 31, 2007

Significant performance issues are likely to arise even in well-planned applications. In this two-part article, Chris Grindstaff offers techniques for analyzing and addressing performance problems. In this first installment, you'll learn how to measure the performance of Eclipse-based Rich Client Platform (RCP) applications, determine if slowdowns are caused by CPU or I/O bottlenecks, and keep the UI thread idle to maintain responsiveness. Part 2 addresses memory problems.

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