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Scanning Strings at Supersonic Speed

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May 29, 2011 7:45 AM



In his talk Kornelius will explain how CodeRay manages to outperform other syntax highlighting libraries with pure Ruby code. After comparing performance on different Ruby platforms, he will show the key concepts of fast scanning. Visualizing some advanced ideas for further speedups, and will explain how syntax highlighting can take advantage of multi-core processors.

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