5.6 Threading

The FCL provides rich support for building multithreaded applications, including thread and thread-pool management, thread-synchronization mechanisms, such as monitors, mutexes, events, reader/writer locks, etc., and access to such underlying platform features as I/O completion ports and system timers (see Chapter 16).

For more information, see the following namespaces:


Important related types in other namespaces include System.Thread and System.ThreadStaticAttribute.

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