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C# 2008 and 2005 Threaded Programming: Beginner's Guide by Gastón C. Hillar

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Chapter 1. Taking Advantage of Multiprocessing and Multiple Cores

We already know how to develop applications using the C# programming language. However, modern computers are prepared for running many operations in parallel, concurrently. C# is an advanced programming language. Thus, users and our bosses expect a C# application to offer great performance and a responsive user interface.

So, let's take our C# development skills to the next level. We want to take full advantage of modern hardware. For that reason, the first thing we have to do is try and understand how modern computers differ from older computers. Let's understand the parallelization revolution. The only requirement to be able to develop parallelized C# applications is to understand ...

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