Binding Events to .NET 4.0 Tasks instead of Objects (Part 2)

In my last post, I showed how we’re binding event handlers to the Task after it’s already been started. This of course, is probably not what you want, as it’s possible to lose some events if the task starts up quick enough. So, the CoTask task factory also lets you pass the event listeners as…

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Binding Events to .NET 4.0 Tasks instead of Objects (Part 1)

During the development of CoApp, I’ve enthusiastically embraced the .NET 4.0 Task Parallel Library (aka, the TPL).  It’s a set of APIs that make developers more productive by significantly simplifying the process of adding parallelism and concurrency to applications. I got religion around this last fall when I saw the PDC presentation that Anders Hejlsberg…

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CoApp “Package Composition”

(cross-posted from the mailing list) When CoApp packages are installed, they install into a predetermined location based on the package metadata—this ensures that all packages play by the rules, and allow us to use Windows features to support things side-by-side installation of applications (ie, havin’ two versions of the same application installed concurrently), and also…

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