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C# 2008 and 2005 Threaded Programming: Beginner's Guide by Gastón C. Hillar

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Chapter 4. Thread Class—Practical Multithreading in Applications

In order to have very precise control over the concurrently running threads in our applications, we do not need to work with Windows API (Application Programming Interface); instead we can use the Thread class. In this chapter, we will study this class in detail and we will develop more complex multithreaded applications that take full advantage of multiprocessing. Reading it and following the exercises, we shall be:

  • Developing applications with great control over the multiple running threads, offering an exciting performance enhancement
  • Learning to create independent and very flexible threads using a very powerful class
  • Finding out how to start, control, and coordinate multiple threads ...

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