# Mr. Big O Notation

Jun 8 · 7 min read

Intro to the one they call, Big O. Along with some basic performance tips

**Fun Fact:** The big-O originally stands for “order of” (“Ordnung”, Bachmann 1894), and is thus a Latin

Remember in algebra class, when we had graphs with slopes.. here are some examples

Well it turns out, we can measure the performance of our functionality or algorithm using the shapes of these graphs.