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C++ Concurrency : Practical Multithreading

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HIGHLIGHT

C++ Concurrency in Action

is the first book to market to show how to take

advantage of the new C++ Standard and how to write robust multi-threaded

applications in C++.

DESCRIPTION

With the new C++ Standard and Technical Report 2 (TR2), multi-threading is

coming to C++ in a big way. TR2 will provide higher-level synchronization facilities

that allow for a much greater level of abstraction, and make programming

multi-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 familiar

with writing multi-threaded code in C++ using platform-specific APIs, or in

other languages, as well as C++ programmers who have never written multithreaded

code before.

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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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 185.42 x 233.68 x 30.48mm | 884.5g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • w. figs.
  • 1933988770
  • 9781933988771
  • 138,128

About Anthony Williams

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.
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