Archive for October, 2009

Visual Studio 2010 BETA 2 memory usage is rather high

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

185 MB after startup on 32-bit Windows XP Pro, compared to 38 MB in Visual Studio 2008 – 15 minutes of simple usage (test code) and memory usage goes up to nearly 300 MB, that’s not a good sign…

5 years since start of the project

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

5 years and 1 month ago I’ve received British permanent residency (officially called Indefinite Leave to Remain) – I resigned next day from my previous job at Phones 4U and one month later (had to work my notice period!) I started this project with first crawler code.

The road would have been a lot easier to walk if I’d known how far the project would go in just 5 years! We’ve got more tough years ahead of us, but this time I know how far we *can* go – somewhere past the horizon…