.NET Parallel Programming

All about Async/Await, System.Threading.Tasks, System.Collections.Concurrent, System.Linq, and more…

.NET 4 Cancellation Framework

A very interesting addition to .NET 4 is a set of new types that specifically assist with building cancellation-aware applications and libraries. The new types enable rich scenarios for convenient and safe cancellation, and help simplify situations that used to be be difficult and error-prone and non-composable. The details of the new types ...

Samples for Parallel Programming with the .NET Framework 4

Along with the release of the .NET Framework 4 Beta 1, we've just published a slew of samples that demonstrate using Parallel Extensions in a variety of ways.  You can download these from Code Gallery at https://code.msdn.microsoft.com/ParExtSamples.These samples include raytracers, a sudoku game, an image colorization algorithm, solvers ...

.NET 4 MSDN documentation for parallelism

In addition to the Betas of Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4 being available for download today, the MSDN documentation for .NET 4 Beta 1 is also available.  This includes quite a bit of useful information about the new parallelism constructs.  Here's a summary of the relevant material, with links: Related to...

.NET 4 Beta 1 is now available, with parallelism!

We’re very excited that the .NET Framework 4 Beta is now available for public download, as .NET 4 has Parallel Extensions built into its core. You can download the Betas for Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 at https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/netframework/dd582936.aspx.For more information on what’s new in Beta 1 regarding ...

“Session-in-a-box” on Parallel Programming with .NET 4.0

At PDC 2008 and TechEd EMEA 2008, Daniel Moth delivered several hit talks on parallel programming with the .NET Framework 4.0.  The videos of both of those talks are available online, and he’s since created a series of blog posts capturing the content from those sessions in a way that should make it easy for others to re-present the...

Parallelism Videos Galore

It's been a hectic and exciting few weeks, and we on the Parallel Computing Platform team have been having a great time talking with customers all over the world, at the PDC, at TechEd EMEA, at DevConnections, through Channel 9, and more.  A lot of the resulting material is now available online for viewing, so do check it out if you're ...