Concurrency in .NET

Modern patterns of concurrent and parallel programming
Riccardo Terrell
  • June 2018
  • ISBN 9781617292996
  • 568 pages
  • printed in black & white

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A complementary source of knowledge about modern concurrent functional programming on the .NET platform—an absolute must-read.

Pawel Klimczyk, Microsoft MVP
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Concurrency in .NET teaches you how to build concurrent and scalable programs in .NET using the functional paradigm. This intermediate-level guide is aimed at developers, architects, and passionate computer programmers who are interested in writing code with improved speed and effectiveness by adopting a declarative and pain-free programming style.

about the technology

Unlock the incredible performance built into your multi-processor machines. Concurrent applications run faster because they spread work across processor cores, performing several tasks at the same time. Modern tools and techniques on the .NET platform, including parallel LINQ, functional programming, asynchronous programming, and the Task Parallel Library, offer powerful alternatives to traditional thread-based concurrency.

about the book

Concurrency in .NET teaches you to write code that delivers the speed you need for performance-sensitive applications. Featuring examples in both C# and F#, this book guides you through concurrent and parallel designs that emphasize functional programming in theory and practice. You’ll start with the foundations of concurrency and master essential techniques and design practices to optimize code running on modern multiprocessor systems.

what's inside

  • The most important concurrency abstractions
  • Employing the agent programming model
  • Implementing real-time event-stream processing
  • Executing unbounded asynchronous operations
  • Best concurrent practices and patterns that apply to all platforms

about the reader

For readers skilled with C# or F#.

about the author

Riccardo Terrell is a seasoned software engineer and Microsoft MVP who is passionate about functional programming. He has over 20 years’ experience delivering cost-effective technology solutions in a competitive business environment.

Riccardo is well known and actively involved in the functional programming community, including .NET meetups and international conferences. He believes in multi-paradigm programming as a mechanism to maximize the power of code. You can keep up with Riccardo and his coding adventures on his blog www.rickyterrell.com.

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Not just for those cutting code on Windows. You can use the gold dust in this book on any platform!

Kevin Orr, Sumus Solutions

Presents real-world problems and offers different kinds of concurrency to solve them.

Andy Kirsch, Rally Health

Easiest entry into concurrency I’ve come across so far!

Anton Herzog, AFMG Technologies
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