PPL Asynchronous Sample Pack Updated

Visual Studio 11 Beta has been a great source of customer feedback for us on the PPL team. If you’re a PPL user, thanks for staying in touch! We welcome all constructive feedback and your input helps us build a product that’s relevant to you. A lot has happened with PPL since the last release…

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Windows 8 Asynchrony with PPL

Living with Latency Our customers demand more speed and responsiveness from applications. At the same time, as the applications are becoming more and more connected, we are increasingly confronted with the latency inherent in I/O devices. A thread performing a blocking I/O operation effectively delegates control to the hardware device performing that operation. Depending on…

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The Concurrency Runtime and Visual C++ 2010: Rvalue References

Last time, we looked at how to use the decltype keyword in Visual C++ 2010 to deduce the type of an expression (see The Concurrency Runtime and Visual C++ 2010: The decltype Type Specifier). This week we’ll look at rvalue references, a Visual C++ language feature that can help you to further improve the performance…


New Sample Pack Update!

Announcing v0.33 of the Sample Pack and ConcRT Extras! There is one new sample and a number of new and updated containers and algorithms. Substantial updates were made to the following containers: concurrent_unordered_map, concurrent_unordered_multimap concurrent_unordered_set, concurrent_unordered_multiset We updated parallel_transform, replaced parallel_accumulate with a new implementation and renamed it to parallel_reduce. We replaced the existing parallel_sort…

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