Clean code is like a clean desk

A few weeks ago I was discussing this with colleagues and I saw what they meant, but it didn’t click until I discussed this with my wife.

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Boxing impact on string concatenation

Recently I went to a session given by Maarten Balliauw about memory management. In that talk, he mentioned the effect boxing and unboxing has on performance. He also talked about how a lot of strings can affect memory management. This got me thinking on the impact of boxing and unboxing when I format strings. What kind of impact does it have?

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