In this chapter, we started our journey into the Task Parallel Library and this will be the focus of the rest of the book. You learned about the
You also learned what the meaning of lightweight concurrency versus heavyweight concurrency is, and started to see the many benefits for the developer.
The code examples in this chapter were very simple but designed to get you to start thinking from a TPL mindset and out of the
BackgroundWorker mindset. Throughout the rest of this book, we will explore many more detailed features of the TPL classes and several common parallel design patterns and how they are implemented using TPL.
You should already be able to see just how ...