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Multithreading in C# 5.0 Cookbook by Eugene Agafonov

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Implementing Parallel Pipeline with BlockingCollection

This recipe will describe how to implement a specific scenario of a producer/consumer pattern, which is called Parallel Pipeline, using the standard BlockingCollection data structure.

Getting ready

To begin this recipe, you will need a running Visual Studio 2012. There are no other prerequisites. The source code for this recipe can be found at 7644_Code\Chapter10\Recipe2.

How to do it...

To understand how to implement Parallel Pipeline using BlockingCollection, perform the following steps:

  1. Start Visual Studio 2012. Create a new C# Console Application project.
  2. In the Program.cs file, add the following using directives:
    using System; using System.Collections.Concurrent; using System.Linq; using System.Threading; ...

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