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

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Summary

We learned a lot in this chapter about joining all the pieces in a complete application, parallelizing the execution as much as possible to offer great scalability, an impressive performance, and an incredibly responsive user interface. We were able to combine different parallelized tasks with multiple-window UIs, always offering the best possible performance, and the most responsive UI. Specifically, we covered:

  • Combining asynchronous and synchronous executions, independent threads and threads from pools to create parallelized effects in the UI
  • Running different kinds of parallelized tasks in a single application, taking advantage of each threading technique's outstanding features
  • Using delegates to provide a very responsive UI, while showing ...

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