WPF and the Parallel Extensions, Updated

At the request of the Parallel .NET team, I’ve cleaned up the code from my earlier post, WPF and the Parallel Extensions. Reaction-diffusion visualization You can download the code from here: WPF and Parallel .NET. Have fun! Technorati Tags: .NET Framework,Parallel,WPF,Chaos,Fractal


WPF and the Parallel Extensions

It’s been over six months since the Parallel Extensions to .NET Framework 3.5, June 2008 CTP release, and I’ve been wanting to play around with that stuff for awhile. It’s all shipping in .NET Framework 4.0 and is considered by Soma to be a key cloud-enabling technology. So I finally jumped in and decided to…


Using WriteableBitmap to Display a Procedural Texture

A long time ago, back in the Java days, I wrote some code to simulate a particular kind of autocatalytic chemical reaction. A chaos theory researcher named Vladimir Gontar was doing some interesting work,  adapting cellular automata to more closely resemble real physical systems. He presented a method [1] for modeling a two-stage chemical reaction…