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Gain a solid understanding of parallel programming with C# 4, Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET 4 Framework Are you maximizing the processing power in your multi–core computer systems? With this resource, you discover how to do exactly that, while gaining insight into concurrent programming with tasks to create professional parallel applications using C# 4, .Net 4, and Visual Studio 2010. You learn other parallel programming techniques, including modern single instruction, multiple data instructions and vectorization. Plus, you explore the possibilities offered by modern parallel libraries and advanced Intel tools with C#. Use the new lightweight coordination structures to tackle the most complex concurrent programming problems and develop your own customized solutions. Professional Parallel Programming with C#: Focuses on creating scalable and reliable parallelized designs targeting the new Task Parallel Library and .NET 4 Walks you through imperative data parallelism, imperative task parallelism, concurrent collections, and coordination data structures Describes advanced declarative data parallelism with PLINQ Describes how to debug anonymous methods, tasks, and threads by using the new Visual Studio® 2010 parallel debugging features Demonstrates how to partition data sources to load–balance the workload among diverse tasks and threads wrox.com Programmer Forums Join our Programmer to Programmer forums to ask and answer programming questions about this book, join discussions on the hottest topics in the industry, and connect with fellow programmers from around the world. Code Downloads Take advantage of free code samples from this book, as well as code samples from hundreds of other books, all ready to use. Read More Find articles, ebooks, sample chapters, and tables of contents for hundreds of books, and more reference resources on programming topics that matter to you. Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real–world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
About the Author
Gastón C. Hillar is an independent software consultant who has been researching parallel programming, multiprocessor, and multicore since 1997. He has years of experience designing and developing diverse types of complex parallelized solutions that take advantage of multiple processing cores with C# and .NET Framework.