Part three of a series that illustrates using WCF to communicate between a Windows service and client application.
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Part one of a series that illustrates using WCF to communicate between a Windows service and client application.
Understand from this guide how and when - as well as when not - to use multithreading.
Join Microsoft's Concurrency and Coordination Runtime and MSMQ to coordinate work across processes on multiple computers.
With more and more computers using a multi-core processor, the free lunch of increased clock speeds and the inherent performance gains are over. Software developers must instead make sure their applications take use of all the cores available in an efficient manner. New features in .NET 4.0 mean that managed code developers too can join the party.
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The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.
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Hannes du Preez explains what delegates are and how to use them to call managed and unmanaged code in VB.NET.
This article introduces you to Big Data, Apache Hadoop and MapReduce jobs. We will also learn how to create MapReduce jobs using C#.