Win32 Threadpool Tutorial Recap

Download source code from MSDN Code Gallery. This is a quick recap of all the posts in the threadpool series and the methods supported by the wrapper classes.   Introduction to the Windows Threadpool (Part 1) Threadpool Work item priority Introduction to the Windows Threadpool (part 2) Threadpool Timer Functions Waiting on Events from within…


Waiting on Events from within Threadpool

Download source code from MSDN Code Gallery.   Till now we have seen how to use the default process-wide threadpool to submit work items, how to create your own private threadpool and how to create timer objects to execute callbacks when the timer fires. In this post (final one in the threadpool series), we will…


Introduction to the Windows Threadpool (part 2)

Download source code from MSDN Code Gallery. In the previous posts, I talked about using the windowsthreadpool::SimpleThreadPool class to queue work items to the process-wide threadpool and queuing work items with different priorities.  In this post, I will show how to create your own private threadpool using the class windowsthreadpool::PrivateThreadPool. Private Threadpool The private threadpool…