Understanding how JUCE handles multiple threads

JUCE includes a cross-platform interface to operating system threads using its Thread class. There are also classes that help with synchronizing inter-thread communication, notably the CriticalSection class, the WaitableEvent class, and the Atomic template classes (for example, Atomic<int>). Writing multithreaded applications is inherently challenging and it is beyond the scope of this book to serve as an introduction. However, JUCE does make the processes of writing multithreaded applications a little easier. One way in which this is achieved is through providing a consistent interface on all platforms. JUCE will also raise assertions if you do certain things that are likely to lead to some of the ...

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