March 13, 2008

Thanks for Not Sharing, Or, How to Define Thread-Local Data

ntil not long ago, multithreaded apps relied on nonstandard, platform-dependent APIs. C++0x is now in the process of adding a standard threading API, including auxiliary facilities such as thread-local storage. The following sections will explain how to create thread-local data and explain the restrictions on the use of such data.

Book Excerpt: Visual Basic 2005 with .NET 3.0 Programmer’s Reference

ith this completely up-to-date tutorial and reference, you’ll quickly learn how to develop Visual Basic (VB) programs that leverage the latest features of Vista and .NET 3.0. The tutorial section walks you through VB.NET from scratch, providing you with in-depth descriptions of the development environment, basic program syntax, and standard