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Programming with POSIX® Threads

Programming with POSIX® Threads

By: David R. Butenhof

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 16-MAY-1997

Insert Date: 06-MAR-2007

Slots: 1.0

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With this practical book, you will attain a solid understanding of threads and will discover how to put this powerful mode of programming to work in real-world applications. The primary advantage of threaded programming is that it enables your applications to accomplish more than one task at the same time by using the number-crunching power of multiprocessor parallelism and by automatically exploiting I/O concurrency in your code, even on a single processor machine. The result: applications that are faster, more responsive to users, and often easier to maintain. Threaded programming is...