Ed Burnette


Ed Burnette has been hooked on computers ever since he laid eyes on a TRS-80 in the local Radio Shack. Since graduating from NC State University he has programmed everything from serial device drivers and debuggers to web servers. After a delightful break working on commercial video games, Ed reluctantly returned to business software. He currently develops enterprise software for Android phones and tablets.In his copious spare time, Ed writes and speaks about all kinds of technology and software. His most recent books include the Eclipse IDE Pocket Guide from O'Reilly and Hello, Android: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform from the Pragmatic Programmers.

Ed Burnette is a Manager of Mobile Development at SAS. However the postings on this site are his own and do not represent the positions, strategies, or opinions of his employer.

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Intel opens up high performance multi-core library

Intel opens up high performance multi-core library

The Intel Threading Building Blocks (TBB) library was released this week as open source under the GPLv2 (plus runtime exception) license. The library makes it much easier for programmers to take advantage of all those multiple-core CPUs on the market now (and in the future), including non-Intel machines!

July 25, 2007 by