The performance improvement an application gets from being compiled with optimization can be enhanced by understanding and acting on optimization reports. Fortunately, this has become much easier with the latest compilers from Intel. Modern optimizing compilers can often make code transformations that greatly improve application performance, but this may depend on how the original code is written and how much information is available to the compiler.
Are you an indie game developer? Intel wants to help you! Intel recently hosted a Buzz Workshop in San Francisco at the Minna Gallery featuring a variety of panels, tech sessions, networking opportunities, and face time with Intel experts. Over 100 local developers attended, seeking knowledge and community, permeating the atmosphere with optimism.