Task Parallel Library in .NET 4.0 – Part 1

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11/12/2010 11:24:21 PM

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In one of my earlier posts about the Parallel Programming Extensions in .NET 4.0 I had briefly mentioned about the Task Parallel Library one of the most critical components of the Parallel Extensions.It primarily consists of the APIs provided under System.Threading& Sytem.Threading.Tasks.It uses the CLR Thread Pool behind the scenes and some sophisticated algorithms to assign number of threads to maximize performance.It provides more programmatic control than thread or work item to...