Gone With the Week (APR 12 – 16, 2010)

Take a look to what independent media was covering while Visual Studio 2010, .NET 4.0 and Silverlight 4 were launched.   RIA at Work: Silverlight 4 Released Kathleen Richards discusses the fourth version of Silverlight, its features and especially extensibility and companion goodies like the Silverlight Toolkit or WCF RIA Services. (Redmond Developer News) IronRuby…

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Building Concurrent Apps with F#

One stumbling block that developers encounter with asynchronous programming is that they become so concerned with getting concurrency right that they forget the core simplicity of the program. F# lets you separate simple programs from the concurrent control flow and reveal the simplicity and readability of your core program. In the October 2008 issue of…

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.NET Matters: False Sharing in Parallel Programming

There’s no programming model that magically eliminates all concurrency-related issues, so understanding how memory and caches work is still important to write efficient parallel programs. In the October 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, Stephen Toub, Igor Ostrovsky, and Huseyin Yildiz explain how architectural limitations of memory cache can lead to incorrectly sharing data between threads…

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Parallel Programming with Visual Studio

Multicore systems are becoming increasingly prevalent, but the majority of software today will not automatically take advantage of this additional processing ability. And multithreaded programming, for anything but the most trivial of systems, is incredibly difficult and error prone today. In the October 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, Stephen Toub and Hazim Shafi explain how…

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