7. Threading with QtConcurrent

Threading is very popular, and sometimes very useful. However, because it is fashionable, some programmers seem to use it unnecessarily, and end up creating needlessly complicated applications. (See “The Threading Controversy” sidebar; image 246.) Note that this chapter assumes a basic knowledge of Qt threading—it is designed to show how to use Qt’s threading support, not as a tutorial on threading itself.*

* Those readers familiar with threading in general, but not with Qt threading, might benefit from reading Qt’s threading documentation, qt.nokia.com/doc/threads.html ...

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