April 27, 2004
A Glance At Garbage Collection In Object-Oriented Languages
Anonymous Reader writes "Garbage collection (GC) is a technology that frees programmers from the hassle of explicitly managing memory allocation for every object they create. Traditionally, the benefit of this automation has come at the cost of significant overhead. However, more efficient algorithms and techniques, coupled with the increased computational power of computers have made the overhead negligible for all but the most extreme situations. Read the article at OSNews."