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Date: 2008jun13
Platform: win32
Language: C/C++
Keywords: timer, GetTicks, ticks

Q.  How do I time something (like a function)?

A.  There are several ways but using GetTickCount() is nice and easy.

DWORD dwStart = GetTickCount(); TheFunctionBeingTimed(); printf("It took %lu milliseconds\n", GetTickCount() - dwStart);