Rich-client application performance, Part 2, Plugging memory leaks

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Chris Grindstaff

Date archived: January 9, 2017 | First published: August 07, 2007

Part 1 of this two-part article on Eclipse rich-client performance covers the basics of measuring an application's performance, applying instrumentation techniques, keeping the UI responsive, and using Jobs to avoid threading mistakes. This second part takes a look at memory usage and how to chase down memory leaks.

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Zone=Java development, Open source
ArticleTitle=Rich-client application performance, Part 2: Plugging memory leaks