Chapter 27. Introducing the Task Parallel Library
After completing the chapter, you will be able to
Describe the benefits that implementing parallel operations in an application can bring.
Explain how the Task Parallel Library provides an optimal platform for implementing applications that can take advantage of multiple processor cores.
Use the Task class to create and run parallel operations in an application.
Use the Parallel class to parallelize some common programming constructs.
Use tasks with threads to improve responsiveness and throughput in graphical user interface (GUI) applications.
Cancel long-running tasks, and handle exceptions raised by parallel operations.
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