Understanding and Optimizing your Code with Devel::NYTProf

Tim Bunce (TigerLead)
Perl
Location: Portland 256
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 24 ratings)

Devel::NYTProf has gained much praise as a fast, reliable, accurate profiler that generates very attractive and useful reports. It’s all that and more.

The way Devel::NYTProf tracks calling locations, subroutine call trees, string eval source code and more, makes it a great tool for analyzing the control flow in your code.

This talk will show you how to get the most from Devel::NYTProf, including the new features in version 3, enabling you to gain insight into what your code is really doing. I’ll also cover the structured approach I take to optimizing Perl code.

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Tim Bunce

TigerLead

Tim Bunce is best known as the author and maintainer of the Perl DBI module, the standard database interface for Perl since 1994. He has contributed to the development of the Perl language and many of its core modules, and was responsible for the 5.4.x series of maintenance releases.

As the founder and CTO of Data-Plan Services, he provides Perl, database, performance, and scaling consultancy services to an international client base. Prior to that we was Technical Director (CTO) of IG in the UK where he was awarded by British Telecom for his role in the rapid development of their Call Management Information service, a system implemented in Perl.

He is co-author, along with Alligator Descartes, of Programming the Perl DBI, the definitive book on DBI, published by O’Reilly Media.

A popular and effective speaker, he has delivered tutorials and sessions for many years at OSCON and other conferences and workshops.

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