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C# Multithreaded and Parallel Programming by Rodney Ringler

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Summary

We learned a lot in this chapter about working with threads using the BackgroundWorker component. Specifically, we covered the following:

  • Developing applications that are able to create background threads using the BackgroundWorker component and showing the progress of execution by taking advantage of the methods provided by this component
  • Programming the threads' code to be executed by BackgroundWorker
  • Understanding the differences between synchronous and asynchronous execution and how they are related to threads
  • Reporting the progress of multiple threads in the user interface
  • Starting and canceling threads created using BackgroundWorker instances
  • Launching multiple threads using many BackgroundWorker components
  • Creating the various event handlers ...

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