Where It All Starts: The Thread Class
The closest you can get to a “raw thread” is using the
Thread class, which lives in the
System.Threading namespace that will be the topic of this chapter. By “raw thread” we mean a native (as all of them ultimately are) thread that can run managed code but isn’t subject to lots of additional management by the CLR or any library. In particular, no techniques such as pooling or specialized scheduling are employed.
Use of the
Thread class is pretty simple. We start by looking at the instance members defined on the
Thread class, so we need to create an instance first. All a thread object needs to know about is what code it has to run. As you should infer by now, the idea of delegating execution ...