Get to grips with the .NET Framework using Packt's riveting New Book and eBook!

September 2013 | .NET

Packt is proud to present its latest release .NET 4.5 Parallel Extensions Cookbook by Bryan Freeman. This practical, hands-on guide provides readers with a number of clear, step-by-step recipes that will introduce parallelism into applications and take advantage of modern multicore processors. This book is a practical crash course in using the extensions, with theory and concepts kept to a minimum. The print book comes in at over 336 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99, whilst the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $23.99.

About the Author :

Bryan Freeman is a developer, architect, and writer on parallel and distributed technologies. With over 15 years' experience in delivering solutions across industry sectors such as healthcare, finance, and transportation; he specializes in technologies such as Microsoft .NET, Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Workflow, and Windows Azure to help clients deliver business value and drive revenue while reducing operational costs.

The .NET Framework is a software framework developed by Microsoft that runs primarily on Microsoft Windows. It includes a large library and provides language interoperability (each language can use code written in other languages) across several programming languages.

.NET 4.5 Parallel Extensions Cookbook offers readers a wide-range of presentations on parallel development concepts and provides a working knowledge of key technologies that are important to developers who want to take advantage of multi-core architectures. Packed with illustrated code examples, readers will learn how to compose a series of producer/consumer tasks into a pipeline that can process data elements received from a real-time event stream. Practical recipes will also show readers how to connect the stages of pipelines together using the concurrent collections. Readers will be given all the skills they need to transform the multi-core power of modern processors into application performance and scalability.

This book is designed to help experienced C# developers write applications that leverage the power of modern multicore processors. It provides the necessary knowledge for an experienced C# developer to work with .NET parallelism APIs. Previous experience of writing multithreaded applications is not necessary.

The following topics are covered in the book:

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Task Parallel Library

Chapter 2: Implementing Continuations

Chapter 3: Learning Concurrency with Parallel Loops

Chapter 4: Parallel LINQ

Chapter 5: Concurrent Collections

Chapter 6: Synchronization Primitives

Chapter 7: Profiling and Debugging

Chapter 8: Async

Chapter 9: Dataflow Library


.NET 4.5 Parallel Extensions Cookbook
".NET 4.5 Parallel Extensions Cookbook" offers a wide-ranging presentation of parallel development concepts, and provides a working knowledge of key technologies that are important to developers who want to take advantage of multi-core architectures.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/dotnet-4-5-parallel-extensions-cookbook/book

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