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Expert Python Programming - Second Edition by Tarek Ziadé, Michał Jaworski

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Chapter 13. Concurrency

Concurrency and one of its manifestations—parallel processing—is one of the broadest topics in the area of software engineering. Most of the chapters in this book also cover vast areas, and almost all of them could be big enough topics for a separate book. But the topic of concurrency by itself is so huge that it could take dozens of positions and we would still not be able to discuss all of its important aspects and models.

This is why I won't try to fool you, and from the very beginning state that we will barely touch the surface of this topic. The purpose of this chapter is to show why concurrency may be required in your application, when to use it, and what are the most important concurrency models that you may use in ...

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