I/O completion ports are the holy grail of performance. This article provides an extremely lightweight and open framework for easily implementing IOCP's in your application(s).
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Thread pooling describes a technique by which threads of execution are managed and to which work is distributed. Additional semantics such as concurrency control may also be defined. Thread pooling is a nice way to: Manage complexity Make your applications scale Introduce new code while minimizing risk
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Multi-threading contains overhead that is not always needed. This article focuses on a simple idle processing technique using the PeekMessage and PumpMessage functions.
Great for creating a simple threading class without the inherit complexities of the CWinThread class
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