Parallel Programming with Microsoft .NET
by Colin Campbell, Ralph Johnson, Stephen Toub
Publisher: Microsoft Press 2010
Number of pages: 217
A book that introduces .NET programmers to patterns for including parallelism in their applications. Examples of these patterns are parallel loops, parallel tasks and data aggregation with map-reduce. Each pattern has its own chapter. Each chapter includes a description of the problem, an example of where the pattern is applicable, and code that implements the solution.
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