Archive for January, 2011

Final Draft Chapters of Parallel Programming with C++ Online

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

This week we have the final chapters for “Parallel Programming with Microsoft Visual C++”. The latest drop on CodePlex includes another new chapter and an appendix: Chapter 3 – Parallel Aggregation Chapter 2 shows how to use parallel techniques that apply the same independent operation to many input values. However, not all ...

Microsoft Press Top 25 of 2010

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

A whole bunch of p&p books are on the MSPress top 25 for 2010. Pick them up for cheap tomorrow with the discount code on O’Reilly’s top 25 page.

Parallel Programming with Microsoft Visual C++

Friday, January 21st, 2011

This week we have some more material available for “Parallel Programming with Microsoft Visual C++”. The latest drop on CodePlex includes another new chapter and an appendix: Chapter 3 – Parallel Tasks Chapter 2 shows how you can use a parallel loop to ...

Further Down the Rabbit Hole

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

"The time has come," the Walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax-- Of cabbages--and kings-- ...

What’s Next for Parallel Programming and Visual Studio?

Monday, January 17th, 2011

If you’re interested in some of the things that Microsoft is thinking about when it comes to parallel programming and Visual Studio then you should definitely check out this talk. While I was off speaking in Sweden, China and Japan everyone else was at TechEd Europe in Berlin. Here’s what ...

Parallel Programming with Microsoft Visual C++

Friday, January 14th, 2011

This week we have some more material available for “Parallel Programming with Microsoft Visual C++”. The latest drop on CodePlex includes another new chapter and the glossary: Chapter 2 – Parallel Loops Use the Parallel Loop pattern when you need to perform the ...

Parallel Programming with Microsoft Visual C++

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

So it’s been a while but we now have some more material available for “Parallel Programming with Microsoft Visual C++”. The latest drop on CodePlex includes two new chapters: Chapter 6 - Dynamic Task Parallelism This chapter discusses situations where tasks are added to the work queue as the computation proceeds. This ...