This post was originally published at Code Optimization: The Optimal Way to Optimize

Optimization sounds ideal. Ironically, the very aspect of our code we are trying to optimize can be sabotaged by this process, taking out innocent bystanders along the way. Is it a perfectionists’ goldmine…or minefield?
In this article, Toptal Freelance Software Engineer Kevin Bloch offers a more balanced approach to the art and science of optimization.

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This post was originally published at Code Optimization: The Optimal Way to Optimize