Comment lines, Looping versus recursion for improved application performance

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Brian S Paskin

Date archived: April 18, 2019 | First published: July 17, 2013

No matter the purpose or scale of an application, performance is always a critical factor. Looping and recursion are comparable but different methods for computational coding. Developers might use one or the other method by default due to their familiarity with that method, but applying some analysis to determine the right method for the job could ultimately have a significant impact on application performance. This content is part of the IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal.

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