.NET and speed: An int is just an int

So what is true about .NET and preformance? As long as you treat the an int as an int, there is no COM overhead. From a new post by Roger Alsing:

.NET have specific IL op codes in order to deal with primitives, and those opcodes will translate to pure machine code.


The value hex 7B (dec 123) is moved directly into the memory slot for the local variable.

Check out Roger’s blog.

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