Chapter 23. Improving Throughput by Using Tasks
After completing the chapter, you will be able to
Describe the benefits that implementing parallel operations in an application can bring.
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 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. Applications that ...