Practical Tools for Analyzing Concurrency – Code Stepping

One of the clear differences between the release of Visual Studio 2010 (VS2010) and any of its predecessors is the new support for developing parallel code for multi-core computers. If you are a .NET developer, the 4.0 .NET Framework includes PLINQ and the Task Parallel Library (TPL). If you are a C++ developer, you can…


University Parallel Computing Research Center (UPCRC) “Summer School”

The UPCRC at the University of Illinois is hosting it’s 2010 Summer School on Multicore Programming (July 19-23), at the Siebel Center for Computer Science.  Microsoft’s participation in this event represents a collaboration between Microsoft Developer & Platform Evangelism, Microsoft Research University Relations and the Technical Computing product team.   We have the privilege of presenting…


New Parallel Computing Platform (PCP) Developer Resources

The Visual Studio Launch will open a new chapter for Developers writing Windows applications.   Included with Visual Studio 2010 are several new parallel computing technologies and tools.   C++ Developers will discover the C++ Concurrency Runtime and Parallel Patterns Library.   .NET Developers will appreciate the .NET4 Parallel Extensions and Task Parallel Library.   These technologies are accompanied…