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Microsoft Visual C# 2013 Step by Step by John Sharp

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Chapter 23. Improving throughput by using tasks

After completing the chapter, you will be able to:

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 can perform multiple operations at the same time might be able to make better use of the resources available ...

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