Improving throughput by using tasks
After completing the chapter, you will be able to:
Describe the benefits of implementing parallel operations in an application.
Use the Task class to create and run parallel operations in an application.
Use the Parallel class to parallelize some common programming constructs.
Cancel long-running tasks and handle exceptions raised by parallel operations.
In the bulk of the preceding chapters in this book, you’ve learned how to use C# to write programs that run in a single-threaded manner. By single-threaded, I mean that at any one point in time, a program has been executing a single instruction. This might not always be the most efficient approach for an application to take. If you have the appropriate ...