Devel::NYTProf 3.0 is out, more mindblowing than ever

| No Comments

Go run to the announcement about Devel::NYTProf v3.0. Marvel at the code profiling goodness.

Highlights include:

  • Ability to profile opcodes, which means...
  • NYTProf can now profile slow regular expressions
  • More detailed stats on BEGIN blocks
  • Treemap of subroutines
  • Tracking of which subs called which other subs
  • Graphing of sub calls
  • Improved report output
  • Ability to merge profile runs, such as when a process spawns other processes like mod_perl code does.

Already I have found that my regular expression compilation is taking 6% of the runtime in my sample runs in ack. I had no idea.

Just amazing. Go try it now, and buy Tim Bunce and the other contributors a beer.

Leave a comment

Job hunting for programmers


Land the Tech Job You Love, Andy Lester's guide to job hunting for programmers and other technical professionals, is available in PDF, ePub and .mobi formats, all DRM-free, as well as good old-fashioned paper.