C++ Concurrency

C++ Concurrency


By (author) Anthony Williams

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  • Publisher: Manning Publications
  • Format: Paperback | 352 pages
  • Dimensions: 185mm x 234mm x 30mm | 885g
  • Publication date: 12 March 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1933988770
  • ISBN 13: 9781933988771
  • Sales rank: 115,932

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HIGHLIGHTC++ Concurrency in Action is the first book to market to show how to takeadvantage of the new C++ Standard and how to write robust multi-threadedapplications in C++.DESCRIPTIONWith the new C++ Standard and Technical Report 2 (TR2), multi-threading iscoming to C++ in a big way. TR2 will provide higher-level synchronization facilitiesthat allow for a much greater level of abstraction, and make programmingmulti-threaded applications simpler and safer.As a guide and reference to the new concurrency features in the upcoming C++Standard and TR2, this book is invaluable for existing programmers familiarwith writing multi-threaded code in C++ using platform-specific APIs, or inother languages, as well as C++ programmers who have never written multithreadedcode before.< /P>KEY POINTS• When and when not to use concurrency• Concurrency and multi-threading in C++• Concurrency support in the New Standard• How to improve performance with concurrency• How to manage concurrency• Problems and solutions in sharing data• Synchronization and why we need it• Memory model details

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Anthony Williams is a UK-based developer and consultant with many years experience in C++. He has been an active member of the BSI C++ Standards Panel since 2001, and is author or coauthor of many of the C++ Standards Committee papers leading up to the inclusion of the thread library in the upcoming C++ Standard (known as C++0x). He has been the maintainer of the Boost Thread library since 2006, and is the developer of the just::thread implementation of the C++0x thread library from Just Software Solutions Ltd. Anthony lives in the far west of Cornwall, England.