Michael Abrash

Michael Abrash is a game programmer and technical writer specializing in optimization and 80x86 assembly language programming, a reputation cemented by his 1990 book Zen of Assembly Language Volume 1: Knowledge. Related issues were covered in his later book Zen of Graphics Programming. He frequently begins a technical discussion with an anecdote that draws parallels between a real-life experience he has had, and the article's subject matter. His prose encourages readers to think outside the box and to approach solving technical problems in an innovative way.

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Michael Abrash - Technical Writer
... Michael Abrash was a columnist in the 1980s for a magazine called Programmer's Journal ... Abrash also showed how elusive performance improvement can be ... Another lesson Abrash offered was how hard-earned performance rewards by such micro-optimizations could disappear or even make the program execute slower ...

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