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Sams Teach Yourself C# 5.0 in 24 Hours by Scott J. Dorman

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Hour 24. Understanding Threads, Concurrency, and Parallelism

So far, all the applications you have written, and most software that exists today, were designed for single-threaded execution. This is mainly because the programming model of single-threaded execution reduces complexity and is easier to code. However, as processor technology continues to evolve from single-core to multicore architectures, it is more common for applications to begin taking advantage of the benefits of multiple threads and multiple cores. Unfortunately, using multiple ...

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