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Task Parallel Library changes since the MSDN Magazine article

Back in the October 2007 issue of MSDN Magazine, we published an article on the beginning stages of what has become the Task Parallel Library (TPL) that's part of the Parallel Extensions to the .NET Framework.  While the core of the library and the principles behind it have remained the same, as with any piece of software in the ...


Chunk partitioning vs range partitioning in PLINQ

If you look in the PLINQ samples in the December 2007 CTP, you'll see a parallel implementation of Luke Hoban's LINQ ray tracer.  The sample parallelizes the ray tracer by changing very few lines of code.   Luke's original query started as follows: from y in Enumerable.Range(0, screenHeight)For our sample, we've changed that to...


Beware the MSJ subscription scam

Stephen Toub from MSDN Magazine alerts us to the MSJ subscription scam. Somebody has been sending out (via paper mail) a fake subscription offer for Microsoft Systems Journal, a magazine that ceased publication back in 2000. Read Stephen's article for more details as well as a copy of the scam letter itself. (The address for the "publisher...