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Microsoft Visual C# 2013 Step by Step by John Sharp

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Chapter 24. Improving response time by performing asynchronous operations

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

Chapter 23 demonstrates how to use the Task class to perform operations in parallel and improve throughput in compute-bound applications. However, while maximizing the processing power available to an application can make it run more quickly, responsiveness is also important. Remember that the Microsoft Windows user interface operates by using a single thread of execution, but users expect an application to respond when they click a button on a form, even if the application is currently performing a large and ...

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