Chapter 24. Parallel Programming

One of the newest additions to the .NET Framework Library is the Task Parallel Library (TPL), a set of classes that makes parallel programming simpler and easier than ever before. This chapter covers what parallel programming is and how to use some of the core features of the TPL. Table 24-1 provides the summary for this chapter.

Producing simple parallel programs is easy using the TPL, but more complex programs require more in-depth knowledge of parallel programing concepts and the features of the TPL. In addition to this book, I have also written Pro .NET 4 Parallel Programming in C# (Apress), which is dedicated to parallel programming using C# and the TPL; it includes much more in-depth coverage than I can provide ...

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