Using Threads and Threading

 

The topics in this section discuss the creation and management of managed threads, how to pass data to managed threads and get results back, and how to destroy threads and handle a ThreadAbortException.

Creating Threads and Passing Data at Start Time
Discusses and demonstrates the creation of managed threads, including how to pass data to new threads and how to get data back.

Pausing and Resuming Threads
Discusses the ramifications of pausing and resuming managed threads.

Destroying Threads
Discusses the ramifications of destroying managed threads, and how to handle a ThreadAbortException.

Scheduling Threads
Discusses thread priorities and how they affect thread scheduling.

Thread
Provides reference documentation for the Thread class, which represents a managed thread, whether it came from unmanaged code or was created in a managed application.

ThreadStart
Provides reference documentation for the ThreadStart delegate that represents parameterless thread procedures.

ParameterizedThreadStart
Provides an easy way to pass data to a thread procedure, although without strong typing.

Threads and Threading
Provides an introduction to managed threading.

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