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C++ Concurrency in Action: Practical Multithreading by Anthony Williams

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Appendix A. Brief reference for some C++11 language features

The new C++ Standard brings more than just concurrency support; there are a whole host of other language features and new libraries as well. In this appendix I give a brief overview of the new language features that are used in the Thread Library and the rest of the book. Aside from thread_local (which is covered in section A.8), none of them are directly related to concurrency, though they are important and/or useful for multithreaded code. I’ve limited this list to those that are either necessary (such as rvalue references) or serve to make the code simpler or easier to understand. Code that uses these features may be difficult to understand at first because of lack of familiarity, ...

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