This book is about the parallel programming features of .NET 4, specifically the Task Parallel Library (TPL), Parallel LINQ, and the legion of support classes that make writing parallel programs with C# simpler and easier than ever before. With the widespread use of multiprocessor and multicore computers, parallel programming has gone mainstream. Or it would
Parallel programming has been revolutionised in .NET 4, providing, for the first time, a standardised and simplified method for creating robust, scalable and reliable multi-threaded applications. The Parallel programming features of .NET 4 allow the programmer to create applications that harness the power of multi-core and multi-processor machines. Simpler to use and more powerful than classic .NET thread
In this all-new third edition, you’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of C# and find updated coverage of application deployment and globalization. You’ll gain a working knowledge of the language and be able to apply it in the .NET environment, build Windows forms, access databases with ADO.NET, write components for ASP.NET, take advantage of .NET support for working with COM and COM+, and much more.